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Dispatches from the edge [electronic resource] : a memoir of war, disasters, and survival / Anderson Cooper.

Cooper, Anderson. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 0061189839 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 9780061189838 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 0061189847 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 9780061189845 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins ebooks, 2006.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen.
Formatted Contents Note: Tsunami -- Iraq -- Niger -- Katrina.
Summary, etc.: From the tsunami in Sri Lanka to the war in Iraq to the starvation in Niger and ultimately to Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Mississippi, Cooper gives us a firsthand glimpse of the devastation that takes place, both physically and emotionally, when the normal order of things is violently ruptured on a massive scale. Cooper had been in his share of life-threatening situations before, but he had never seen human misery quite like this. Writing with vivid memories of his childhood and early career as a roving correspondent, Cooper reveals for the first time how deeply affected he has been by the wars, disasters, and tragedies he has witnessed, and why he continues to be drawn to some of the most perilous places on earth.--From publisher description.
System Details Note: Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 1869 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 971 KB).
Subject: Cooper, Anderson.
Television journalists > United States > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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