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When the Writer Becomes the Subject

Cahir O’Doherty at writes

“Tim Pat Coogan, the legendary Irish editor, historian and critic, has just published a vivid new memoir throwing light on his five decades in Irish pubic life. Celebrated for his groundbreaking studies of the IRA, Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera, to date Coogan has written only about other people, never himself. But now, he’s discovered the unexpected rewards of telling his own tale.”

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Coogan Tells All reviews Tim Pat Coogan’s new memoir…

“Coogan quite simply is the world’s leading authority on the IRA, and his book is a fascinating insight into how the peace process came about… The book reveals for the first time that it was Coogan who was chosen by peace process priest Father Alec Reid to make the initial contact with the Irish government on behalf of Sinn Fein.”

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