Come the Revolution
By (author) Alex Mitchell
Come the Revolution by Alex Mitchell
Book DescriptionIn Come the Revolution, journalist Alex Mitchell gives a rollicking account of life in newspapers and his radical past as a Trotskyist. From the cut-throat era of Sydney tabloids, he graduated to Fleet Street as an investigative reporter, taking part in the exposure of Soviet double agent Kim Philby. Giving up his job to become editor of Britain's Trotskyist daily, he entered a world of class struggle politics and national liberation movements. With fellow revolutionary Vanessa Redgrave he travelled the US and the Middle East, meeting Saddam Hussein, Yasser Arafat and Muammar Gaddafi. Come the Revolution lays bare Mitchell's life and loves, his past and politics, with the flair of a born storyteller unafraid to ask hard questions about the world, and himself. Visit Alex Mitchell online and the Come the Revolution website Read the article about Alex in the Sun-Herald Alex is interviewed by Phillip Adams here
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781742233079
Format: Paperback (234mm x 153mm x 41mm)
Imprint: UNSW Press
Publisher: UNSW Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2011
Country of Publication: Australia
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