The Soccer War by Ryszard Kapuscinski

The Soccer War

by Ryszard Kapuscinski


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Part diary and part reportage, "The Soccer War" is a remarkable chronicle of war in the late twentieth century. Between 1958 and 1980, working primarily for the Polish Press Agency, Kapuscinski covered twenty-seven revolutions and coups in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Here, with characteristic cogency and emotional immediacy, he recounts the stories behind his official press dispatches--searing firsthand accounts of the frightening, grotesque, and comically absurd aspects of life during war. "The Soccer War" is a singular work of journalism.

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Weight: 0.54 lbs

ISBN-10: 0679738053

ISBN-13: 9780679738053

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