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Patrick Pearse: A Life in Pictures

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The images in this book tell the remarkable and unique story of Patrick Pearse, the leader of the 1916 Rising. They trace the story of his life from his childhood through to his various incarnations as barrister, writer, teacher and rebel. Pearse grew up living over his father's sculpture yard and this created an appreciation and love of beautiful things. His deep awarenes ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 13th 2014 by Mercier Press (first published November 28th 2013)
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Feb 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
It is a nice light read on Patrick Pearse's life with plenty of photos that explain who is in them and where it was taken. ...more
May 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
I find Patrick Pearse to be an incredibly interesting historical character. His transformation from teacher to revolutionary happened fairly quickly. His life and personality were so full of contrasts it's fairly difficult to see how exactly it happened. It is fascinating to try to find out why he took the path that he did and this book was a great examination of it. The writing was not much, the pictures were the focus, as they should be since there were so few of them. It was also nice to get ...more
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Mar 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Facts, facts,facts. No biast information just the truth. Brilliant book with a lovely layout.
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