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Heiress, Rebel, Vigilante, Bomber - The Extraordinary Life of Rose Dugdale

English · Hardback

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The astonishing story of the English heiress who devoted her life to the IRAbr>br>She grew up in a Chelsea townhouse and on a Devon estate.br>br> She was presented to the Queen at Buckingham Palace as a debutante in 1958.br>br> She trained at Oxford as an academic economist and had a love affair with a female professor (who was on the rebound from Iris Murdoch).br>br> At thirty, she commenced giving her inheritance away to the poor.br>br> In 1972, the deadliest year of the Northern Irish Troubles, she travelled to Ireland and joined the IRA.br>br> Sean O''Driscoll''s Heiress, Rebel, Vigilante, Bomber tells the astonishing story of Rose Dugdale, who went on to become a committed terrorist, participating in a major art heist and a bombing raid on a police and army barracks; who kept a pregnancy secret for nine months in prison and gave birth there; and who ended up at the heart of the IRA''s bomb-making operation during its deadly final spasms in the 1990s. Heiress, Rebel, Vigilante, Bomber is both the page-turning biography of a remarkable woman and a groundbreaking account of the inner workings of a terrorist organization.>

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