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Patrick Hillery the official biography by John Walsh

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Published by New Island in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hillery, Patrick,
  • Politicians -- Ireland -- Biography,
  • Presidents -- Ireland -- Biography,
  • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [593]-597) and index.

Statementby John Walsh.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA965.H55 W35 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination608 p. :
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23188979M
ISBN 101848400098
ISBN 109781848400092
LC Control Number2009379672
OCLC/WorldCa244767950

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