Description - Distant Voices by John Pilger
Published to coincide with a John Pilger television documentary on East Timor, this expanded edition of his bestselling book contains all the original essays - from the myth-making of the Gulf War to the surreal pleasures of Disneyworld - together with new material, the centrepiece of which is Pilger's reporting from East Timor, where a third of the population have died as a result of Indonesia's genocidal policies since 1975.
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(199mm x 129mm x 32mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - John Pilger
John Pilger grew up in Sydney, Australia. He has been a war correspondent, author and film-maker. He has twice won British journalism's highest award, that of Journalist of the Year, for his work all over the world, notably in Cambodia and Vietnam. He has been International Reporter of the Year and winner of the United Nations Associated Peace Prize and Gold Medal. For his broadcasting, he has won France's Reporter Sans Frontieres, an American television Academy Award, an Emmy, and the Richard Dimbleby Award, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. In 2003, he received the Sophie Prize for 'thirty years of exposing deception and improving human rights'.