By (author) Jeremy Bowen
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War Stories by Jeremy Bowen
Book DescriptionHaving joined the BBC as a trainee in 1984, Jeremy Bowen first became a foreign correspondent four years later. He had witnessed violence already, both at home and abroad, but it wasn't until he covered his first war -- in El Salvador -- that he felt he had arrived. Armed with the fearlessness of youth he lived for the job, was in love with it, aware of the dangers but assuming the bullets and bombs were meant for others. In 2000, however, after eleven years in some of the world's most dangerous places, the bullets came too close for comfort, and a close friend was killed in Lebanon. This, and then the birth of his first child, began a process of reassessment that culminated in the end of the affair. Now, in his extraordinarily gripping and thought-provoking new book, he charts his progress from keen young novice whose first reaction to the sound of gunfire was to run towards it to the more circumspect veteran he is today. It will also discuss the changes that have taken place in the ways in which wars are reported over the course of his career, from the Gulf War to Bosnia, Afghanistan to Rwanda.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743449687
(198mm x 130mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Pocket Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 2-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jeremy Bowen
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From the former Children's Laureate and author of international phenomenon War Horse comes a moving tale celebrating the bright light of humanity surviving even in the darkest conflict.
Arab Uprisings, Paperback (July 2013)
A penetrating, on-the-ground account of the recent turmoil and uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa.
Six Days, Paperback (August 2004)» View all books by Jeremy Bowen
A history of the 1967 Six-Day War, by the BBC's distinguished former Middle East correspondent.
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Author Biography - Jeremy Bowen
Jeremy Bowen is Middle East Editor for the BBC and has covered the majority of breaking news and stories from the Middle East since the 1991 Gulf War. He is the author of two previous books: Six Days and War Stories.
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