Michael's War: A Story of the Irish Republican Army, 1916-1923

 
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When he set out on his road to rebellion, Michael Ford only wanted to keep the foxes out of Hannon's Glen. But before he was done, he found himself exchanging rifle fire with the British army, with an unlikely ally in the form of Annabel Love, the squire's daughter. "Michael's War" tracks the course of revolution and civil war that rended Ireland from 1916 to 1923. It ends with its hero escaping to America--but what sweetheart will he ask to join him in the new world? 'Michael's War' is a conflicted love story set during the Irish rebellion and civil war, early in the 20th century.

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Michael's War is a fiction, though its hero bears some resemblance to my father, Patrick Ford, born 1899 in the County Cork, died 1977 in Arizona-one of the wild geese who populated the far reaches of the world, for the most part to the world's great benefit. Toward the end of his life, Dad wrote a recollection of his youth in Ireland, and I referred to it constantly while writing my novel. He lived through much of Michael's life story (though he never, to the best of my knowledge, had an affair with the squire's daughter). The rest was experienced by other people, whose stories I adapted.
The heroines bear less resemblance to my mother, Anne Crowley, though Mom did serve in the Cumann na mBan - easier to pronounce than to spell! - and once or twice tucked blasting caps into her cleavage. She was a more forgiving person than my father, and she wouldn't be at all troubled to learn that her great-granddaughters carry British as well as American passports.

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