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In 1975, Angola was tumbling into pandemonium; everyone who could was packing crates, desperate to abandon the beleaguered colony. With his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the other way, begging his way from Lisbon and comfort to Luanda -- once famed as Africa's Rio de Janeiro -- and chaos.
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Overview

In 1975, Angola was tumbling into pandemonium; everyone who could was packing crates, desperate to abandon the beleaguered colony. With his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the other way, begging his way from Lisbon and comfort to Luanda -- once famed as Africa's Rio de Janeiro -- and chaos.
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?Despite Kapuscinski?s insistence that 'the image of war is not communicable.' He has done just that and done it very well.??Newsweek
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780151075638
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 2/1/1987
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 160

Meet the Author

Ryszard Kapuscinski, Poland's most celebrated foreign correspondent, was born in 1932. After graduating with a degree in history from Warsaw University, he was sent to India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan to report for the Polish news, which began his lifelong fascination with the Third World. During his four decads reporting on Asia, Latin America, and Africa, he befriended Che Guevara, Salvador Allende, and Patrice Lumumba; witnessed twenty-seven coups and revolutions; and was sentenced to death four times.

His earlier books—Shah of Shahs (about the Iranian Revolution), The Emperor (about the fall of Ethiopia's Haile Selassie), Imperium (about the fall of the Soviet Union), Another Day of Life (about the last days of Portuguese Angola), and The Soccer War (a compendium of reportage from the Third World)—have been translated into nineteen languages. He died on Jan. 23, 2007.

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Table of Contents

We're closing down the city 1
Scenes from the front 27
Telegrams 77
ABC 125
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2015

    War dominates this book

    War in all its bloody exchange is the theme. Angola is the place. Sadness is the feeling that struggles in your soul.

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