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Anatomy of a Killing : Life and Death on a Divided Island

Anatomy of a Killing : Life and Death on a Divided Island

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Publisher : Granta Books
SKU: 9781783786589
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On the morning of Saturday 22nd April 1978, members of an Active Service Unit of the IRA hijacked a car and crossed the countryside to the town of Lisburn. Within an hour, they had killed an off-duty policeman in front of his young son. In Anatomy of a Killing, award-winning journalist Ian Cobain documents the hours leading up to the killing, and the months and years of violence, attrition and rebellion surrounding it. Drawing on interviews with those most closely involved, as well as court fil
November, 2020
On the morning of Saturday 22nd April 1978, members of an Active Service Unit of the IRA hijacked a car and crossed the countryside to the town of Lisburn. Within an hour, they had killed an off-duty policeman in front of his young son. In Anatomy of a Killing, award-winning journalist Ian Cobain documents the hours leading up to the killing, and the months and years of violence, attrition and rebellion surrounding it. Drawing on interviews with those most closely involved, as well as court files, police notes, military intelligence reports, IRA strategy papers, memoirs and government records, this is a unique perspective on the Troubles, and a revelatory work of investigative journalism.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781783786589
Publisher Granta Books
Contributor By (author) Ian Cobain
Publication Date 2020-10-29
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 288
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 340
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On the morning of Saturday 22nd April 1978, members of an Active Service Unit of the IRA hijacked a car and crossed the countryside to the town of Lisburn. Within an hour, they had killed an off-duty policeman in front of his young son. In Anatomy of a Killing, award-winning journalist Ian Cobain documents the hours leading up to the killing, and the months and years of violence, attrition and rebellion surrounding it. Drawing on interviews with those most closely involved, as well as court files, police notes, military intelligence reports, IRA strategy papers, memoirs and government records, this is a unique perspective on the Troubles, and a revelatory work of investigative journalism.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781783786589
Publisher Granta Books
Contributor By (author) Ian Cobain
Publication Date 2020-10-29
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 288
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 340
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