Buying the Night Flight: The Autobiography of a Woman Foreign Correspondent (Updated Edition)

Buying the Night Flight The Autobiography of a Woman Foreign Correspondent Updated Edition Buying the Night Flight is Georgie Anne Geyer s retelling of her thrilling rise from cub reporter to foreign correspondent as she made her way into the male dominated world of journalism Geyer transpo

  • Title: Buying the Night Flight: The Autobiography of a Woman Foreign Correspondent (Updated Edition)
  • Author: Georgie Anne Geyer
  • ISBN: 9780226289915
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Paperback
  • Buying the Night Flight is Georgie Anne Geyer s retelling of her thrilling rise from cub reporter to foreign correspondent as she made her way into the male dominated world of journalism Geyer transports the reader to Guatemala, Cuba, Egypt, Russia, and Cambodia, recounting the history and politics, adventure and exhaustion of the time from a truly unique perspective TolBuying the Night Flight is Georgie Anne Geyer s retelling of her thrilling rise from cub reporter to foreign correspondent as she made her way into the male dominated world of journalism Geyer transports the reader to Guatemala, Cuba, Egypt, Russia, and Cambodia, recounting the history and politics, adventure and exhaustion of the time from a truly unique perspective Told with brilliance and dead on honesty, this book vividly captures the triumphs of a determined and talented young reporter.

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    • Andy Perdue says:

      A quarter-century ago, I was a full-of-piss-and-vinegar journalism student whose plans included working at great newspapers and traveling the globe. I had the advantage of being a third-generation newspaperman in a family of people who had (and have) serious cases of wanderlust. I'd already had the opportunity to explore the world, having traveled to Europe and the Middle East on a few occasions. All of this left me primed to read "Buying the Night Flight" when the first edition came out.I picke [...]

    • Elizabeth says:

      I cannot recommend this book highly enough. Georgie Anne Geyer is as honest and demanding with herself as she is with her interview subjects, as she talks about the political revolutions that she covers as a journalist, and the feminist revolutions that happened within herself. She talks about what it's like to be a writer, and what it's like to be a woman, and what it's like to be a woman writer, when all the other writers and politicians around you are men, and the benefits and the drawbacks o [...]

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