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A train through time : a life, real and imagined

Author: Elizabeth Farnsworth; Mark Serr
Publisher: Berkeley : Counterpoint, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Weaving a child's experiences with memories from reporting in danger zones like Cambodia and Iraq, Farnsworth explores how she came to cover mass death and disaster. While she never breaks the tone of a curious investigator, she easily moves between her nine-year-old self and the experienced journalist. Imagination is at play in her childhood adventures and in her narrative control, always with great purpose. She  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Named Person: Elizabeth Farnsworth; Elizabeth Farnsworth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Farnsworth; Mark Serr
ISBN: 9781619028432 1619028433 1619026015 9781619026018
OCLC Number: 953806270
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Farnsworth ; with photo art by Mark Serr.

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"Weaving a child's experiences with memories from reporting in danger zones like Cambodia and Iraq, Farnsworth explores how she came to cover mass death and disaster. While she never breaks the tone of a curious investigator, she easily moves between her nine-year-old self and the experienced journalist. Imagination is at play in her childhood adventures and in her narrative control, always with great purpose. She openly confronts the impact of her childhood on the route her life has taken. And, as she provides one beautifully crafted depiction after another, we share her journey, coming to know the acclaimed reporter as she discovers herself"--

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