A Mighty Heart
The Daniel Pearl Story
By (author) Mariane Pearl
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Mighty Heart by Mariane Pearl
Book DescriptionThe tragic murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is well known. Why he was in Karachi; how he saw his role as an international journalist; why he was singled out for kidnapping; and where the incredible search effort led - are the subject of Mariane Pearl's book. A journalist in her own right, Mariane is, as was her husband, profoundly committed to the idea that a more informed public makes for a better world, and to the idea that risks are taken to uncover a story. A superb writer, she presents a truly illuminating tale - including her own crucial role in the investigative team, where she was responsible for negotiating unprecedented cooperation between the FBI and Pakistani intelligence and able to forge alliances with an array of people, from the Karachi chief of police to George Bush. A Mighty Heart is an extraordinary book - a fitting tribute to a dedicated reporter and a profound and heartbreaking love story.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844084593
(198mm x 127mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mariane Pearl
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Mighty Heart, Paperback (October 2004)» View all books by Mariane Pearl
For five weeks the world waited for news about Danny Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan - then came the broadcast of his shocking murder. The complete account of his abduction, the intense effort to rescue him, and the aftermath are told here in astonishing detail with courage and insight by his wife.
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Author Biography - Mariane Pearl
Mariane Pearl is an award-winning documentary film director who produced and hosted a daily radio show for Radio France International and has written for Telerama. She is now writing a monthly column of dispatches from around the world for GLAMOUR.
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