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Is Journalism Worth Dying For? Final Dispatches

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ISBN-10: 1935554409

ISBN-13: 9781935554400

Edition: 2011

Authors: Anna Politkovskaya, Arch Tait

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A collection of final dispatches by the famed journalist, including the first translation of the work that may have led to her murder. Anna Politkovskaya won international fame for her courageous reporting. Is Journalism Worth Dying For? is a long-awaited col- lection of her final writing. Beginning with a brief introduction by the author about her pariah status, the book contains essays that characterize the self- effacing Politkovskaya more fully than she allowed in her other books. From deeply personal statements about the nature of jour- nalism, to horrendous reports from Chechnya, to sensitive pieces of memoir, to, finally, the first translation of the series of investigative reports…    
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 3/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Allen Say, 1937 - Allen Say was born in 1937 in Yokohama, Japan and grew up during the war, attending seven different primary schools amidst the ravages of falling bombs. His parents divorced in the wake of the end of the war and he moved in with his maternal grandmother, with whom he did not get along with. She eventually let him move into a one room apartment, and Say began to make his dream of being a cartoonist a reality. He was twelve years old. Say sought out his favorite cartoonist, Noro Shinpei, and begged him to take him on as an apprentice. He spent four years with Shinpei, but at the age of 16 moved to the United States with his father. Say was sent to a military school in…    

Should Lives Be Sacrificed to Journalism?
The War in Chechnya
Dispatches from the Frontline
The Protagonists
The Kadyrovs
The Cadet
Nord-Ost
Beslan
Russia: A Country at Peace
Planet Earth: The World Beyond Russia
The Other Anna
The Last Pieces
After October 7
Glossary
Index