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Gerry Adams - Before the Dawn: An Autobiography - 9781847179166 - KSS0005766
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Before the Dawn: An Autobiography

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Description for Before the Dawn: An Autobiography Paperback. Gerry Adams offers his own unique, intimate account of the early years of his career, from his childhood in working-class Belfast to the more turbulent years of social activism that followed. Updated with new introduction and epilogue covering the huge changes in Irish society since the Good Friday Agreement. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BGHA; HBJD1; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 304 x 20. Weight in Grams: 284.
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams offers a unique, intimate account of his childhood in working-class Belfast and the turbulent years of social activism that followed. First published in 1996 – at a time when politics in the North was at an impasse, and the Good Friday Agreement was still many intense months away – Before the Dawn tells of the pogroms of 1969 and the hunger strikes of 1981, moving from the streets of West Belfast to the cages and the H-Blocks of Long Kesh. An engaging and revealing self-portrait that is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand modern ... Read more

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About Gerry Adams
President of Sinn Féin and TD for Louth, Gerry Adams has been a published writer since 1982. His books have won critical acclaim in many quarters and have been widely translated. His writings range from local history and reminiscence to politics and short stories, and they include the fullest and most authoritative exposition of modern Irish republicanism. Born ... Read more

Reviews for Before the Dawn: An Autobiography
RTE Guide ‘A definitive history of the Irish struggles of the 1970s, from the nationalist point of view. Adams, a fine writer, presents a straightforward, unapologetic memoir.’ Publishers Weekly ‘Gerry Adams is a gifted writer who, if he were not at the centre of the war-and-peace business, could easily make a living as an author.’ ... Read more

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