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The Road Taken

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 480 Nombre de pages
Michael Buerk has reported on some of the biggest stories on BBC in our lifetime: the Flixborough chemical plant fire, the Birming... Lire la suite
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Description

Michael Buerk has reported on some of the biggest stories on BBC in our lifetime: the Flixborough chemical plant fire, the Birmingham pub bombing, Lockerbie; the start of the Falklands War; the death throes of apartheid in South Africa. Here, he reveals the private Michael Buerk, his happy marriage to Christine and his delight at fatherhood.

Préface
'Brilliantly written- uproarious- The story of his extraordinary life' Daily Mail

Auteur
Michael Buerk began his journalistic career with the Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger in 1967 and joined the BBC in 1970. During his subsequent years as a foreign correspondent, which included a four-year posting to South Africa at the height of apartheid, he reported from 53 countries. He has won numerous awards including Radio Broadcaster of the Year, the Royal Television Society's Journalist of the Year and the BAFTA News Award. He lives in Guildford with his wife, Christine.

Résumé
'Dawn, and as the sun breaks through the piercing chill of night on the plain outside Korem it lights up a biblical famine, now, in the Twentieth Century.'Those words opened Michael Buerk's first report on the Ethiopian famine for the 6 o'clock news on October 24th 1984.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Road Taken
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Code EAN: 9780099461371
ISBN: 978-0-09-946137-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Politique, société et économie
nombre de pages: 480
Poids: 340g
Taille: H197mm x B132mm x T34mm
Année: 2005