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Foreign correspondent : a memoir /

"David Greenway, a journalist's journalist in the tradition of Michael Herr, David Halberstam, and Dexter Filkins. In this vivid memoir, he tells us what it's like to report a war up close"-- Full description

Main Author: Greenway, H. D. S., 1935-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2014
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Contents: A different world -- Going to work for Uncle Sam and Henry Luce -- Assignments in London and Washington -- Coming into Vietnam -- Away to war, home in Hong Kong -- My luck runs out -- The South Vietnamese hold the line -- The Americans depart -- A curious coda -- The Fall of Saigon -- Returning to Saigon -- Covering Southeast Asia -- On the Opium Trail -- Laos : "The end of nowhere" -- Cambodia : between the tiger and to crocodile -- Indonesian New Guinea : stoning the Stone Age men -- Australian New Guinea : missionaries, cannibals, & cargo cults -- Muhammad Ali's holy war -- Bangladesh : birth of a nation -- The first Washington Post Bureau in Israel since 2000 years -- Sadat comes to Jerusalem -- Coming home -- Oman : a colony in all but name -- Bad days in Beirut -- The Soviet empire crumbles -- Balkan tragedy -- Saddam Hussein goes to war -- Baghdad nights -- To the Khyber Pass.
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