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Winston Churchill Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent

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Description for Winston Churchill Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent Hardcover. Combat, cigars, and whiskey--from the jungles of Cuba and the mountains of the Northwest Frontier, to the banks of the Nile and the plains of South Africa, comes this action-packed tale of Winston Churchill's adventures as a war correspondent in the Age of Empire. Num Pages: 328 pages, 8 pages black-&-white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJD1; HBWM; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 165 x 38. Weight in Grams: 520.
Long before his finest hour as Britain's wartime leader, Winston Churchill emerged on the world stage as a brazen foreign correspondent, covering wars of empire in Cuba, India, the Sudan, and South Africa.In those far-flung corners of the world, reporting from the front lines between 1895 and 1900, Churchill mastered his celebrated command of language and formed strong opinions about war. He thought little of his own personal safety, so convinced was he of his destiny, jumping at any chance to be where bullets flew and canons roared. I have faith in my star- that I am intended to ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
328
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780306823817
SKU
V9780306823817
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About Simon Read
Simon Read is an award-winning former newspaper reporter and the author of seven previous works of narrative non-fiction published on both sides of the Atlantic, including War of Words, The Case That Foiled Fabian, and Human Game. His writing has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle Review of Books and Publishers Weekly. He lives in Northern California.

Reviews for Winston Churchill Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent
Praise for Winston Churchill Reporting Paul Reid, national bestselling coauthor of The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm Simon Read has captured the indomitable spirit of young Winston Churchill, his breathtaking courage in combat, his raw political ambition, and the power of his writing as a war correspondent on three continents. All before the age of twenty-seven. Winston Churchill ... Read more

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