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Conor: A Biography Of Conor Cruise O'Brien

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The career of Conor Cruise O'Brien reads like the work of several people, not just one. Having served as a diplomat under Sean MacBride, he came to world prominence as special representative to Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary General of the United Nations, in the then-Congo. Squeezed ruthlessly by big-power politics, he resigned and wrote To Katanga and Back (1962), a classic ...more
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Published September 7th 1994 by Mcgill-Queens University Press (first published 1994)
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