'Éamon de Valera': From Irish Rebel to Politician

'Éamon de Valera': From Irish Rebel to Politician

By John L. Murphy

This compact study of a man many worshiped and as many despised will serve readers wanting more facts, if less wit. 2 May 2016 // 2:05 AM

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//Recent Reviews

20 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Matador (2006)

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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)

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'SUPERHOTLine Miami' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

// Moving Pixels

"SUPERHOTLine Miami provides a perfect case study in how slow-motion affects the pace and tone of a game.

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