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Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life

Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life (Paperback)

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In this definitive biography, Artur Domoslawski shines a new light on the personal relationships of this intensely charismatic, deeply private man, examining the intractable issue at the heart of Kapuscinski's life and work: the relationship and tension between journalism and literature. In researching this book, Domoslawski, himself an award-winning foreign correspondent, enjoyed unprecedented access to Kapuscinski's private papers. The result traces his mentor's footsteps through Africa and Latin America, delves into files and archives that Kapuscinski himself examined, and records conversations with the people that he talked to in the course of his own investigations. Ryszard Kapuscinski is a meticulous, riveting portrait of a complex man of intense curiosity living at the heart of dangerous times.

BiographyBiography: general Publisher: Verso Books Publication Date: 03/05/2013 ISBN-13: 9781781680810  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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ARTUR DOMOSLAWSKI writes on international politics for various international publications. In 2005 - 6 he was a Knight Fellow at Stanford University. He is the author of five previous books. When first published in Poland Ryszard KapusÌ cinÌ ski won the Grand Press Prize.

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