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The face of war

Author: Martha Gellhorn
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martha Gellhorn was a war correspondent for nearly fifty years. From the Spanish Civil War in 1937 through the wars in Central America in the mid-eighties, her reports reflected her feelings for people no matter what their political ideologies, and the openness and vulnerability of her conscience. "I wrote very fast, as I had to," she says, "afraid that I would forget the exact sound, smell, words, gestures, which  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Gellhorn
ISBN: 9780871132116 0871132117
OCLC Number: 16950974
Description: ix, 337 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction, 1959 --
Introduction, 1986 --
The war in Spain --
The war in Finland --
The war in China --
The Second World War --
The war in Java --
Interim --
The war in Vietnam --
The Six Day War --
Wars in Central America.
Responsibility: Martha Gellhorn.

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This volume collects Gellhorn's global reportage from the Spanish Civil War to the current troubles in Central America. Whether recording the smell of summer grass over Normandy beaches or the  Read more...

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