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Nothing But an Unfinished Song: The Life and Times of Bobby Sands

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"Nothing But an Unfinished Song: The Life and Times of Bobby Sands" delves into the stirring narrative of Bobby Sands, a pivotal figure in the fight for racial justice and voting rights. At just twenty-seven, Sands' life was cut short on May 5, 1981, after 66 days of a hunger strike in Northern Ireland's notorious H Block prisons. His protest against inhumane conditions not only captured global attention but also inspired icons like Nelson Mandela and drew comparisons to historical figures such as Jesus, earning him a reputation as the "Irish Che Guevara." Published on December 8, 2006, Denis O'Hearn's biography goes beyond the headlines to explore the profound motivations and personal sacrifices of Sands and his fellow strikers. Based on meticulous research and interviews, this compelling read is ideal for high school students exploring themes of resistance and human rights. Sands’ legacy as a symbol of enduring resistance prompts us to reflect: How far are we willing to go for justice?
Published by Bold Type Books on December 8, 2006
464 pages
ISBN: 9781560258889
Best for readers in High School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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