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Road Work Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues, and Beasts

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ISBN-10: 0143036734

ISBN-13: 9780143036739

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mark Bowden

List price: $17.00
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Anyone who has read Mark Bowdens Black Hawk Downor Killing Pabloknows that he is capable of putting us in the heat of a story in a way few writers can. Road Workgathers the best of his award-winning writing, from his breakout stories for the Philadelphia Inquirerto his influential pieces in the Atlanticon the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Whether traveling to Zambia, where a team of antipoachers fights to save the black rhino, to Guantnamo Bay to expose the controversial ways America is fighting its war on terror, or to a small town in Rhode Island to penetrate the largest cocaine ring in history, Bowden takes us down rough roads previously off limitsand gives us another gripping read. Bowdens range is broad. . . . With heartbreaking detail, [these pieces] reveal his most effective reporting tool: empathy. Entertainment Weekly(A) Mark Bowden is a master of narrative journalism. The New York Times Book Review
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Mark Bowden Mark Bowden has been a reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer for twenty-one years and has won many national awards for his writing. He is the author of "Black Hawk Down," "Bringing the Heat," "Doctor Dealer" and, most recently, "Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw." Bowden has also written for Talk, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone and Playboy, among others. The original series of articles which became "Black Hawk Down" earned him the Overseas Press Club's Hal Boyle Award, and made him a finalist for the NBA in nonfiction.