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Pearl, Mariane - A Mighty Heart: The Daniel Pearl Story - 9781844084593 - KNW0010039
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A Mighty Heart: The Daniel Pearl Story

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Description for A Mighty Heart: The Daniel Pearl Story Paperback. One of the most terrifying stories of our time: unforgettable for its individuality, its horror, and its lesson about a man and a woman's commitment to understanding the world - and to each other. Now a Paramount feature film starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKP; BGB; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 228. Keywords: Autobiography, Mariane Pearl
The tragic murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is well known. Why he was in Karachi; how he saw his role as an international journalist; why he was singled out for kidnapping; and where the incredible search effort led - are the subject of Mariane Pearl's book. A journalist in her own right, Mariane is, as was her husband, profoundly committed to the idea that a more informed public makes for a better world, and to the idea that risks are taken to uncover a story. A superb writer, she presents a truly illuminating tale - including ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Virago
Condition
Used, Very Good
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781844084593
SKU
KNW0010039
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-1

About Pearl, Mariane
Mariane Pearl is an award-winning documentary film director who produced and hosted a daily radio show for Radio France International and has written for Telerama. She is now writing a monthly column of dispatches from around the world for GLAMOUR.

Reviews for A Mighty Heart: The Daniel Pearl Story
Her memoir, though moving, is equally tough-minded
Christopher Taylor, Sunday Telegraph
A transfixing account of an unimaginable ordeal, frank, taut, and almost unbearably moving
Andrew Anthony, Telegraph Magazine
She addresses her own tragedy without self-pity and with remarkable naturalness
New York Times
Mariane Pearl is a most remarkable woman. The book is heart-wrenching and ... Read more

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