Valiant Gentlemen

Valiant Gentlemen

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Humanitarian and Irish patriot Roger Casement and his closest friend Herbert Ward spent a misadventurous youth in the Congo, witnessing acts of cannibalism, among other things. Ward married Argentinian-American heiress Sarita Sanford, and they established a flourishing family life in France. Casement's covert homosexuality and nomadic lifestyle kept him floating between his work across the African continent and involvement in Irish politics. When World War I broke out, Casement and Ward's longstanding political differences finally come to a head, leading to results both tragic and riveting.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780802125453
080212545X
Branch Call Number: Fiction Mur
Characteristics: 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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