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Fine condition.Macmillan,2005.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small creases,nick and scratch on the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.The book is new with two pencil marks impressions on the edge of the first page of the book.353pp including index.Price un-clipped.First edition.
This is another paragraphProduct Description: From the Berlin Wall to September 11th, Gavin Hewittformer CBC correspondent and current Special Correspondent for the BBC Ten OClock Newshas been involved in every major international story of the past 20 years. Once told by author Graham Greene that a foreign correspondent must freeze his conscience, put his 'soul on ice,' this absorbing autobiography shares Hewitt's journey to become emotional immune in the face of life-threatening crises. It also describes how television news is made and what happens behind the camera. In his career Hewitt rubbed shoulders with world leaders, royalty, rock stars, and the mafia and found himself arrested, accused of spying, and in an army boot camp. Gavin Hewitt reveals the truth behind the glare of the camera; he tells the stories he could tell friends, but could never broadcast. About the Author Gavin Hewitt is a special correspondent for the BBC's Ten O'Clock News. In the past 25 years he has covered most of the major world stories, including the September 11 terror attacks, the Bali bombing, the Soham murders, the Potters Bar rail crash, and the foot-and-mouth outbreak. He has worked for the BBC's Panorama and has been a correspondent with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto. Recently he presented BBC 2's Crisis Command.
Title: A Soul on Ice: A Life in News
Categories: Biographies & Memoirs,
Edition: First edition-first printing
Publisher: Macmillan: 2005
ISBN Number: 1405047380
ISBN Number 13: 9781405047388
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Item: 1.00 Item
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