The Resource Minefields : a life in the news game, Hugh Riminton

Minefields : a life in the news game, Hugh Riminton

Label
Minefields : a life in the news game
Title
Minefields
Title remainder
a life in the news game
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Riminton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Over nearly 40 years as a journalist and foreign correspondent, Hugh Riminton has been shot at, blown up, threatened with deportation and thrown in jail. He has reported from nearly 50 countries, witnessed massacres in Africa, wars and conflicts on four continents, and every kind of natural disaster. It has been an extraordinary life. From a small-town teenager with a drinking problem, cleaning rat cages for a living, to a multi-award winning international journalist reporting to an audience of 300 million people, Hugh has been a frontline witness to our times. From genocide in Africa to the Indian Ocean tsunami, from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to slave-buying in Sudan, Hugh has seen the best and worst of human behaviour. In Australia, he has covered political dramas, witnessed the Port Arthur Massacre and the Thredbo disaster and broke a major national scandal. His work helped force half-a-dozen government inquiries. His story is entertaining, deeply personal and quietly wise." -- Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Minefields : a life in the news game, Hugh Riminton
Label
Minefields : a life in the news game, Hugh Riminton
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn986987284
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xi, 435 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780733638763
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)986987284

Library Locations

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