We Chose to Speak of war and Strife: The World of the Foreign Correspondent [Audiobook] download free by John Simpson

We Chose to Speak of war and Strife: The World of the Foreign Correspondent Audiobook download free by John Simpson
  • Listen audiobook: We Chose to Speak of war and Strife: The World of the Foreign Correspondent
  • Author: John Simpson
  • Release date: 2017/5/26
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9781408872246
  • Rating: 8.26 of 10
  • Votes: 76
  • Review by: Una Maki
  • Review rating: 7.61 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Duration: 4H43M52S in 256 kbps (76.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, WMA, WMA Lossless, MP3, MP4, WAV, MPEG4, MPEG-4 ALS (compression ZIP, RAR, RPM, CBZ, TAR.BZ2, RZ)
  • Total pages original book: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M (6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In corners of the globe where fault-lines seethe into bloodshed and civil war, foreign correspondents have, for hundreds of years, been engaged in uncovering the latest news and - despite obstacles bureaucratic, political, violent - reporting it by whatever means available. It's a working life that is difficult, exciting and undeniably glamorous. We Chose to Speak of War and Strife brings us pivotal moments in our history - from the Crimean War to Vietnam; the siege of Sarajevo to the fall of Baghdad - through the eyes of those who risked life and limb to witness them first hand, and the astonishing tales of what it took to report them. These stories celebrate an endangered tradition. Where once despatches were trusted to the hands of a willing sea-captain, telegraph operator or stranger in an airport queue prepared to spirit a can of undeveloped film back to London, today the digital realm has transformed the relaying of the news - even if the work of gathering it in the field has changed little.Weaving the tales of the greats of yesterday and today, such as Martha Gellhorn, Ernest Hemingway, Don McCullin and Marie Colvin, with extraordinary accounts from his own lifetime on the frontlines, this is a deeply personal book from a master of the profession, the most distinguished foreign correspondent of our time.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: General & World History, Journalistic Style Guides, Press & Journalism, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, Memoirs, Media, Information & Communication Industries, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.43 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x27mm
  • Weight: 291g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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