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Confessions from correspondentland : the dangers and delights of life as a foreign correspondent

Author: Nick Bryant
Publisher: North Sydney, NWS ; London : Oneworld, 2013, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since making his journalistic debut breaking into Pier Morgan's office, BBC foreign correspondent Nick Bryant has rattled Donald Rumsfeld, had tea with President Karzai, and lunched with the Tamil Tigers. Now casting a sideway glance at his own profession, Byrant divulges the day-to-day realities of life in 'Correspondentland' -- its glamour, its quirks, and its sometimes unsavory practices. Whether in Washington  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nick Bryant; Nick Bryant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Bryant
ISBN: 9781851689330 1851689338
OCLC Number: 782998213
Description: 416 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Hotel Kabul --
Two bad Saturdays and a very good Friday --
Dear Bill --
W --
9/11 --
Happy meals at Guantanamo --
Afghanistan: America's forgotten war --
Pakistan: the land of the double game --
India shining --
Battlefields in paradise --
Year of disasters --
The search for an Indian bride --
Lie back and think of Australia --
Rolling history.
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"With wit and wisdom, BBC correspondent Bryant shares experiences at the network over the past decade and a half. Bryant demonstrates commendable restraint in autobiographical oversharing, and he Read more...

 
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