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Fear of the collar : the true story of the boy they couldn't break

Author: Patrick Touher
Publisher: London : Ebury, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [Rev., updated ed.]View all editions and formats
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Sent to an Industrial School in Dublin at the age of seven, Patrick Touher was forced into a tough regime of education and training, prayer and punishment, strict discipline and fearful nights.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Patrick Touher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Touher
ISBN: 9780091917661 0091917662
OCLC Number: 181067764
Notes: This ed. originally published: Dublin: O'Brien, 2001.
Description: ix, 262 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Patrick Touher.

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"Touher's story powerfully discloses the pain of being without secure moorings in life ... his account of the regime of the Irish Christian Brothers is an important one" * Irish Times * "It is a book Read more...

 
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