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Breaking News

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Breaking News

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Martin Fletcher
publisher:
St. Martin's Press
genre:
Nonfiction, Pop Culture

We gave it an A-

From newbie journalist to NBC?s current Israel bureau chief, Martin Fletcher charts his three decades chasing stories and dodging violence in hotbeds of unrest across the globe in Breaking News.

Pop Culture Name-check
Fletcher interviews a tough Israeli grandma, who lands an Oprah appearance as a guru on surviving terrorism.

Lowdown
Fletcher?s intense tales read more like a thriller than a memoir, and his self-deprecating humor provides a welcome counterbalance to chapters about living in a war zone. A-