Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life

Author(s): Malachi O'Doherty (Editor)

Political Biography

From fanatical, revolutionary street politician in perpetual danger of arrest and assassination, Adams became a political leader with access to the British and Irish Prime Ministers and the US President, and a key player in the delicate work of peace-making. While admired as a statesman around the world, he is still reviled by many at home who believe he is a liar, a terrorist, and that thousands might have been spared horrible deaths if he had come to peaceful ideas earlier.Drawing on newly available intelligence and scores of interviews, Malachi O'Doherty has crafted a meticulously researched biography of this extraordinary shape-shifter.

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A compelling appraisal of one of the most controversial figures in Irish politics that draws on exclusive new interviews and intelligence.

Malachi John O'Doherty is a journalist, author and broadcaster in Northern Ireland. He is the producer and presenter of the audio blog Arts Talk.

General Fields

  • : 9780571315956
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : September 2017
  • : September 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Malachi O'Doherty (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : 368