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Title In extremis : the life and death of the war correspondent Marie Colvin / Lindsey Hilsum.
Author Hilsum, Lindsey, author.
Publication New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
Copyright date ©2018
Edition First American edition.
Description xviii, 378 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # B COLVIN H
Note "Originally published in 2018 by Chatto & Windus, Great Britain."
Includes index.
Contents Part I. America. Dead man's branch -- Father and daughter -- Lovers and mentors -- Part II. Middle East. The path of death -- In a man's world -- War, peace, and love -- Part III. The world beyond. We're gonna make you a star -- Leap before you look -- The face in the mirror -- Part IV. London. All at sea -- A reckless tide -- Baba Amr.
Summary A biography of the war correspondent Marie Colvin.
"When Marie Colvin was killed in an artillery attack in Homs, Syria, in 2012, at age fifty-six, the world lost a fearless and iconoclastic war correspondent who covered the most significant global calamities of her lifetime. In Extremis, written by her fellow reporter Lindsey Hilsum, is a thrilling investigation into Colvin's epic life and tragic death based on exclusive access to her intimate diaries from age thirteen to her death, interviews with people from every corner of her life, and impeccable research." -- Amazon.com
Subject Colvin, Marie.
Colvin, Marie. (OCoLC)fst01655045
War correspondents -- United States -- Biography.
Foreign correspondents -- United States -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Foreign correspondents. (OCoLC)fst00931759
Journalists. (OCoLC)fst00984188
War correspondents. (OCoLC)fst01170456
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Biographies.
ISBN 9780374175597 (hardcover)
0374175594 (hardcover)

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