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Confessions from Correspondentland The Dangers and Delights of Life as a Foreign Correspondent by Nick Bryant

Confessions from Correspondentland The Dangers and Delights of Life as a Foreign Correspondent

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BBC Foreign Correspondent, Nick Bryant reveals the reality of reporting from overseas. From his writing you get a real sense of this transient way of life – the dangers, the boredom, the madness of it all. You also get to see behind the few minutes of TV coverage, with Nick Bryant giving readers an invaluable insight into the many stresses and strains in the world today.

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Confessions from Correspondentland The Dangers and Delights of Life as a Foreign Correspondent by Nick Bryant

In this irreverent and witty book BBC foreign correspondent Nick Bryant casts a scathingly honest eye on this hugely influential profession, from the heart of Washington, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, India, and Australia - revealing the fascinating and sometimes shocking behaviour of media hounds desperate for a scoop. Since making his journalistic debut breaking into Piers Morgan's office, Nick reveals how he rattled Donald Rumsfield, slept through 9/11, and got a free lunch out of the Tamil Tigers. Providing a compelling insider perspective on the international events and people that have defined our times, this is the perfect holiday read.


Bryant is a genuine rarity: a Brit who understands America. * Washington Post * Outstanding. * Sydney Morning Herald * Refreshing ... Correspondentland strikes the right balance of observation and insight, skilfully leavened with a helping of humour and a pinch of self-deprecation. * The Australian *

About the Author

Nick Bryant

Nick Bryant is currently Sydney Correspondent at the BBC. He was formerly BBC Washington correspondent - covering the Bush and Clinton presidencies - and BBC South Asia Correspondent. He has filed from the White House, the Kremlin, the Korean Peninsula, Ground Zero and Guantanamo Bay. He has a doctorate in American Politics from the University of Oxford and maintains a popular blog on the BBC News website.

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4th July 2013


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Oneworld Publications


424 pages


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