Michael's War

Michael's War: A Story of the Irish Republican Army

Michael's War
As reviewed on Amazon.com: "Michael's War is a serious literary work. It is also a page-turner, an exciting adventure yarn--and a warm-hearted love story--and a sound perspective of the tangled history of the Irish struggle for freedom. The characters are memorable and believable--and like so much Irish literature, the narrative sings."

When he set out on his road to rebellion, young Michael Ford had no greater ambition than to spoil the sport of the Kerryman Hunt. But before he was done, he found himself exchanging rifle fire with the British army, with an unlikely ally in the form of Annabel Love, the squire's daughter. Michael's War tracks the course of revolution and civil war that rended Ireland from 1916 to 1923. It ends with its hero escaping to America, leaving behind him the "Legion of the Rear Guard"--the Irish Republican Army that has been a burr under the British saddle from Michael's day to ours.

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Michael's War is a quality paperback, 6x9 inches, 229 pages. The novel is 74,000 words, with a glossary of Irish words and the slang of the day. For sale by the publisher, major online retailers, and most local bookstores (probably with a service charge):
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Or get a signed copy for retail plus $3 for US Media Mail, $6 for US Priority Mail

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As an e-book with the same content (well, except for the back cover!), Michael's War is sold by the major online bookstores, including:
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