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Capturing Asia : an ABC cameraman's journey through momentous events and turbulent history

Author: Bob Wurth
Publisher: Pymble, N.S.W. : HarperCollins, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The remarkable story of Willie Phau, an ABC news cameraman from Singapore, who recorded the rhythm and tempest of modern Asia in all it's beauty. Bob Wurth himself was an ABC correspondent and manager in Asia in the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Willie Phua
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Wurth
ISBN: 9780733323539 0733323537
OCLC Number: 550365274
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 436 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The boy from Hainan --
2. A matter of survival --
3. Misfortune's opportunities --
4. Close friends, hot news --
5. War and painted roses --
6. The politics of race --
7. Witness to genocide --
8. Oh, what a glamorous life! --
9. War-zone conundrum --
10. In harm's way --
11. A tumultuous archipelago --
12. Learning the Asian way --
13. The value of human life --
14. A matter of face --
15. The thriller in Manila --
16. Slaughter in the streets --
17. Ascending Mt Fuji --
18. A meeting in Kabul --
Epilogue: Going home.
Responsibility: Bob Wurth.

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The remarkable story of Willie Phau, an ABC news cameraman from Singapore, who recorded the rhythm and tempest of modern Asia in all it's beauty. Bob Wurth himself was an ABC correspondent and manager in Asia in the 1980s.

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