Hide & Seek

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Hide & Seek

The Irish Priest in the Vatican Who Defied the Nazi Command

By Stephen Walker

Lyons Press, Hardcover, 9780762780396, 352pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2012

Description
The fascinating and untold story of intrigue, resistance, and escape during World War II that opensthe window on the war in Italy from the perspective of an Irish priest in the Vatican. Contains the mystery, the violence, the suspense, and ultimate victo.


About the Author
Stephen Walker is an award-winning journalist who has worked for BBC Northern Ireland for twenty years as a television and radio reporter, a documentary maker, and a correspondent. In 2005 he was named the Northern Ireland Journalist of the Year. His first book, Forgotten Soldiers: The Irishmen Shot at Dawn, was shortlisted for the 2007 Irish Non Fiction Book of the Year.


Praise For Hide & Seek

“Stephen Walker has produced a really thrilling book, all the more so because he has taken care to reflect the complexities of his central characters.” —Fergal Keane

“Remarkably affecting . . . the old stories are, it seems, still the best ones.” —The Sunday Telegraph

“Stephen Walker has shone new light on the story.” —The Irish News

“A fascinating account of one of the most amazing Irish stories of World War Two.” —Sunday World

“Walker's book reads like a thriller.” —Books Ireland

“An inspiring story of sacrifice and humanity.” —Irish Mail