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Marked for death : dying for the story in the world's most dangerous places

Author: Terry Gould
Publisher: Berkeley : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Worldwide, nearly three-quarters of journalists who die on assignment are targeted and assassinated for their dogged pursuit of important stories of injustice. In Marked for Death, Terry Gould brings this statistic to life, documenting the lives of journalists in Colombia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Russia, and Iraq who stayed on a story until their tragic deaths. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Gould
ISBN: 9781582435497 1582435499
OCLC Number: 311763483
Description: 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The psychology of sacrifice --
Small town, big hell : Guillermo Bravo Vega, Colombia --
I grew up on bullets : Marlene Garcia-Esperat, Philippines --
Jewel moon and the human universe : Manik Chandra Saha, Bangladesh --
Anna had no roof : Anna Politkovskaya, Russia --
The boys from car city : Valery Ivanov and Alexei Sidorov, Russia --
Solid Khalid : Khalid W. Hassan, Iraq --
Journalism as an act of courage.
Responsibility: Terry Gould.

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Worldwide, nearly three-quarters of journalists who die on assignment are targeted and assassinated for their dogged pursuit of important stories of injustice. In Marked for Death, Terry Gould brings this statistic to life, documenting the lives of journalists in Colombia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Russia, and Iraq who stayed on a story until their tragic deaths. --from publisher description.
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