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The Granta book of reportage

Author: Ian Jack
Publisher: London : Granta, 2006.
Series: Classics of reportage.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Since its relaunch in 1979, Granta magazine has championed the art and craft of reportage journalism marked by vivid description, a novelist's eye to form and eyewitness reporting that reveals hidden truths about people and events that have shaped the world we know. This updated edition of The Granta Book of Reportage collects a dozen of the finest and most lasting pieces Granta has published. Featuring  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Granta book of reportage.
London : Granta, 2006
(OCoLC)681442454
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Jack
ISBN: 9781862078154 1862078157
OCLC Number: 62265821
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Description: xiii, 438 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The soccer war / Ryszard Kapuscinski --
The fall of Saigon / James Fenton --
The waste land / Marilynne Robinson --
Women and power in Cuba / Germaine Greer --
Forced busing / Joseph Lelyveld --
Gibraltar / Ian Jack --
Tiananmen Square / John Simpson --
The invasion of Panama / Martha Gellhorn --
Boys in Zinc / Svetlana Alexiyevich --
The unbearable peace / John le Carre --
Mumbai / Suketu Mehta --
The man with two heads / Elena Lappin --
Osama's war / Wendell Steavenson.
Series Title: Classics of reportage.
Other Titles: Book of reportage
Responsibility: [with an introduction by Ian Jack.].

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Featuring distinguished writers and reporters: John Simpson, James Fenton, Martha Gellhorn, Germaine Greer, Ryszard Kapuscinski, as well as talents Elana Lappin, Suketu Mehta and Wendell Steavenson,  Read more...

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