Ivan R. Dee
Trim: 6¼ x 9¼
978-1-56663-525-7 • Paperback • June 2003 • $16.95 • (£12.99)
978-1-4616-5569-5 • eBook • June 2003 • $15.99 • (£11.99)
Carmel McCaffrey lectures on Irish history, literature, culture, and language at Johns Hopkins University. A native of Dublin, she founded the literary review Wild About Wilde.
She has also written In Search of Ireland's Heroes
. She is a Gaelic speaker and frequently travels back to Ireland. She lives in Mt. Airy, Maryland.
Leo Eaton has produced, written, and directed television and film in Europe and the United States for thirty years and has received many of television's major awards. London-born, he lives in New Windsor, Maryland.
Well-written...informative...new and fascinating material challenging many myths.
— Lawrence J. McCaffrey, Emeritus Professor of History, Loyola University of Chicago
Your search for the roots of Irish history and culture begins here, with this marvelous book.
— Terry Golway; The New York Observer
Journeys across the centuries to explore fabled Erin's remarkable past and uncover the real story behind the island nation's rich global legacy.
— Irish Connections
In bite-sized morsels that accommodate the busy lives of modern readers Search tells us about both the major figures central to momentous events and the daily lives of commoners.
— Richmond Times-Dispatch
As much as can be excavated or deduced of ancient history is superbly featured with a wealth of fine detail in this fascinating and highly readable resource.
— Library Bookwatch
...A clearly recommended pick for anyone interested in an updated, scholarly research tool covering the latest truths about Irish history.... Provides an important gateway to understanding early Irish roots.
— The Bookwatch
...An illuminating look at the new finds and scholarship and their place in Ireland's past.... The deft and meticulously researched prose...brings ancient Ireland to vivid life.
A great story, interesting to read and appealing to anyone with an interest in Ireland...A readable history...poignant, not pedantic.
— Virginia Garnett; Carroll County Times
A wonderfully vibrant exploration, companion to the PBS series