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The kindness of strangers

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Kate Adie's story is an unusual one. Raised in post-war Sunderland, where life was 'a sunny experience, full of meat-paste sandwiches and Sunday school', she has reported memorably and courageously from many of the world's trouble spots since she joined the BBC in 1969. THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS encompasses Adie's reporting from, inter alia, Northern Ireland, the Middle East, Tiananmen Square and, of course, the Gulf War of 1991. It offers a compelling combination of vivid frontline reporting and evocative writing and reveals the extraordinarily demanding life of the woman who is always at the heart of the action. Although an intensely private person, Kate Adie also divulges what it's like to be a woman in a man's world - an inspiration to many working women. This hardback is a first edition, signed by the author. It still has its dust jacket and the overall condition is good. Several photographs are included.

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Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Kate Adie
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0755310721
ISBN-13:
9780755310722
Number of pages:
373
Publisher:
Headline

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About this item

Kate Adie's story is an unusual one. Raised in post-war Sunderland, where life was 'a sunny experience, full of meat-paste sandwiches and Sunday school', she has reported memorably and courageously from many of the world's trouble spots since she joined the BBC in 1969. THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS encompasses Adie's reporting from, inter alia, Northern Ireland, the Middle East, Tiananmen Square and, of course, the Gulf War of 1991. It offers a compelling combination of vivid frontline reporting and evocative writing and reveals the extraordinarily demanding life of the woman who is always at the heart of the action. Although an intensely private person, Kate Adie also divulges what it's like to be a woman in a man's world - an inspiration to many working women. This hardback is a first edition, signed by the author. It still has its dust jacket and the overall condition is good. Several photographs are included.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Kate Adie
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0755310721
ISBN-13:
9780755310722
Number of pages:
373
Publisher:
Headline

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