Ship of Fools How Stupidity and Corruption Sank the Celtic Tiger

ISBN-10: 1586488813
ISBN-13: 9781586488819
Edition: N/A
Authors: Fintan O'Toole
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 3/2/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Journalist and author Nuala O'Faolain was born in 1940 and grew up in the countryside near Dublin. Before earning a postgraduate degree in English from Oxford University, she studied English as University College, Dublin and medieval English literature at the University of Hull. She had numerous jobs including a lecturer in the English department at University College; produced programs for Open Door, a community-access documentary department at the BBC; and produced current-affairs television programs for Radio Telifis Eirann. She started writing a weekly opinion column for The Irish Times in 1986. She wrote two memoirs, Are You Somebody? (1996) and Almost There (2003), and two novels, My Dream of You (2001) and The Story of Chicago May (2006). She died of lung cancer on May 9, 2008.

Acknowledgements
Glossary
A Note on Sources
Prologue: Three Ships
El Tigre Celta
A Patriot for Me
Ethitical Banking
Our Own Gentry
The New Feudalism
Kings of the Wild Frontier
Off-line Ireland
Unknown Knowns
Fair Play to You, Willie
Epilogue: The Second Republic
Index

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