Before the Dawn: An Autobiography
The controversial autobiography of the man at the heart of Irish Republican politics. Sinn Fein leader 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. An engaging and revealing self-portrait.>
Born in West Belfast in 1948 into...more
In addition to the very serious stuff of Britains constant harassment, the IRA revenge, the unionist, UVF, partitioning, etc., Adams story includes the humor that is a necessity to pull through violent and trying times. For example, in ...more
Quédome co momento no que Gerry está na cadea e lle di ao pipiolo carceleiro inglés con elegancia que non esqueza nunca que eles son presos políticos, o día seguinte o tipo deixa o traballo de funcionario e volta a Inglaterra.
looking at it from the perspective of a work meant to record history, it is obviously chock full of biases
still a proper decent read though, Gerry tells a good story