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Ireland"s misfortune the turbulent life of Kitty O"Shea by Elisabeth Kehoe

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Published by Atlantic Books in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • O"Shea, Kitty, -- 1845-1921.,
  • Parnell, Charles Stewart, -- 1846-1891 -- Marriage.,
  • O"Shea, Kitty, -- 1845-1921 -- Relations with men.,
  • Politicians" spouses -- Ireland -- Biography.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 551-565) and index.

StatementElisabeth Kehoe.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA958.O84 K44 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 586 p. :
Number of Pages586
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22688132M
ISBN 101843544865
ISBN 109781843544869, 9781843545613
LC Control Number2008428435

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  In Ireland's Misfortune, Kehoe has paid considerable attention to detail, but in her commendable concern to be objective and to present different explanations she has left the reader uncertain as to what she herself believes. She is perhaps too caught up with the narrative and could have focused more on developing analysis.   Ireland's Misfortune: The Turbulent Life of Kitty O'Shea Elisabeth Kehoe Atlantic £, pp. I suspect this book tells us all we can ever know about Charles Parnell and Katharine or Karie.   Ireland's Misfortune: The Turbulent Life of Kitty O'Shea Paperback – 1 Mar by Elisabeth Kehoe (Author)5/5(3). My new book, Ireland A Year of Marvels, Mysteries, Merriment and Misfortune, was a challenge – how to write a lively social history of such a bewildering and paradoxical year.

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