We Chose to Speak of War and Strife: The World of the Foreign Correspondent

John Simpson

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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. 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 front lines, this is a deeply personal book from a master of the profession, the most distinguished foreign correspondent of our time.

  • ISBN 9781408872222
  • Title We Chose to Speak of War and Strife: The World of the Foreign Correspondent
  • Author John Simpson
  • Publisher Bloomsbury
  • Binding Hardback

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