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Man of no property

Author: C S Andrews
Publisher: Dublin : Lilliput Press U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions, Chester Springs, PA : 2001.
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"In the spring of 1924 I was released from internment where I had been held for a year since the end of the Civil War in what was then the Irish Free State. I was a little over twenty-two years of age." So begins this extraordinary memoir, in which C.S. ('Todd') Andrews gives a personal history of his varied and distinguished career in public service to the Irish state. The early chapters cover what were, for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: C S Andrews; C S Andrews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Andrews
ISBN: 1901866661 9781901866667
OCLC Number: 48383431
Notes: Originally published: Dublin : Mercier Press, ©1982.
Distributor from label on p. [4] of cover.
Continues: Dublin made me.
Includes index.
Description: x, 338 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Aftermath of the Civil War --
A circle of friends --
UCD in the twenties --
The Republican Club --
Tourism: the early days --
Marriage --
Working in the electricity supply board --
Gaeltacht holidays --
The bogs: a crusade --
Eamon de Valera: a personal view --
The nation's transport --
Among the broadcasters --
In the establishment --
A valuable perquisite --
At home.
Responsibility: C.S. Andrews.


The second part of C.S. "Todd" Andrews' autobiography tells of his life after 1924 and his determination to help shape a new Ireland, as well as his forthright evocation of the personalities who  Read more...


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'The total autobiography adds up to a sharp and penetrating study of the nature of our society. Reading it forces one to stand up and look around.'- The Irish Times 'One of the most riveting books Read more...

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