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The war correspondent

by Greg McLaughlin

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Press in London, Sterling, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Press coverage,
  • War correspondents -- Interviews

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-228) and index.

    StatementGreg McLaughlin.
    GenreInterviews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4784.W37 M39 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3938945M
    ISBN 10074531449X, 0745314449
    LC Control Number2001005062


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