The Resource Peacerunner: : the true story of how an ex-congressman helped end the centuries of war in Ireland, (eaudio)

Peacerunner: : the true story of how an ex-congressman helped end the centuries of war in Ireland, (eaudio)

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Peacerunner: : the true story of how an ex-congressman helped end the centuries of war in Ireland
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Peacerunner:
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the true story of how an ex-congressman helped end the centuries of war in Ireland
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eng
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This is the true story of an unknown American politician who played a critical role in ending centuries of conflict in Northern Ireland. Without the president's permission, and breaking every conventional rule about how to deal with terrorists, former congressman Bruce Morrison helped end a conflict that most observers thought would continue indefinitely. This is the inside story of how centuries of warfare finally ended, thanks to one inspired politician. Warfare, ranging from active hostilities to seething tension, was the norm between the Irish and the English since the 1100s. During the thirty years from the start of the Troubles to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, over 3,000 Irish and British nationals were killed. Many celebrated the famous Good Friday Agreement that put an end to one of the longest-standing conflicts in the world, but just a handful knew the full story of one American and the crucial role he played in winning peace-and none knew it better than Penn Rhodeen. In a narrative that grips the listener from the beginning, Rhodeen recounts Bruce Morrison's heroic peacemaking efforts in lively prose and rigorous detail. A natural storyteller, Rhodeen offers listeners the chance to step into modern political history for an up-close look at Morrison's remarkable journey. Follow Morrison as he persuades Clinton to create a positive political climate in America and makes the connections necessary in Ireland and Britain to help win the IRA ceasefire and enact a solid, lasting peace. With an introduction by President Bill Clinton and cameos from Tony Blair, George Mitchell, Gerry Adams, Jean Kennedy Smith, John Major, and other larger-than-life figures, Rhodeen dramatizes events that have somehow receded into the past without getting their due. Peacerunner is the story of how one man changed world history and the modern political landscape. Bruce Morrison's story is one of unlikely optimism in the face of seemingly hopeless conflict. Peacerunner has the power to inspire readers from all walks of life and spark new dialogue about how best to lend aid in countries afflicted by unending war
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Midwest
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Rhodeen, Penn
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941.60824
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other
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Read by Malcolm Hillgartner
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  • Hillgartner, Malcolm
  • hoopla digital
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  • Morrison, Bruce A.
  • Northern Ireland
  • Peace-building
  • Conflict management
  • Politicians
  • Ex-legislators
  • Clinton, Bill
  • United States
  • Northern Ireland
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adult
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Peacerunner: : the true story of how an ex-congressman helped end the centuries of war in Ireland, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 16 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504683982
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11557604
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sound
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11557604
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MWT11557604
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Label
Peacerunner: : the true story of how an ex-congressman helped end the centuries of war in Ireland, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 16 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504683982
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11557604
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11557604
System control number
MWT11557604
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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