Paperback(Reprint)

$11.41 $16.00 Save 29% Current price is $11.41, Original price is $16. You Save 29%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Eligible for FREE SHIPPING
  • Get it by Wednesday, September 27 ,  Order by 12:00 PM Eastern and choose Expedited Delivery during checkout.
    Same Day delivery in Manhattan. 
    Details

Overview

Another Day of Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375726293
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/2001
Series: Vintage International Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 581,693
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About 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.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Another Day of Life 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
War in all its bloody exchange is the theme. Angola is the place. Sadness is the feeling that struggles in your soul.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago