Road Work: Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues, and Beasts by Mark Bowden

Road Work: Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues, and Beasts

by Mark Bowden

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Anyone who has read Mark Bowdenas "Black Hawk Down" or "Killing Pablo" knows that he is capable of putting us in the heat of a story in a way few writers can. "Road Work" gathers the best of his award-winning writing, from his breakout stories for the "Philadelphia Inquirer" to his influential pieces in the "Atlantic" on the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Whether traveling to Zambia, where a team of antipoachers fights to save the black rhino, to GuantAnamo Bay to expose the controversial ways America is fighting its war on terror, or to a small town in Rhode Island to penetrate the largest cocaine ring in history, Bowden takes us down rough roads previously off limitsaand gives us another gripping read.
aBowdenas range is broad. . . . With heartbreaking detail, these pieces] reveal his most effective reporting tool: empathy.a a"Entertainment Weekly" (A)
aMark Bowden is a master of narrative journalism.a a"The New York Times Book Review"

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Weight: 0.92 lbs

ISBN-10: 0143036734

ISBN-13: 9780143036739

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