Flirting with Danger: Confessions of a Reluctant War Reporter

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 16, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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Former star correspondent for CNN, Siobhan Darrow covered the world’s hottest war zones over the last two decades, reporting from the front lines in Moscow, Chechnya, the Balkans, Albania, Israel, and Northern Ireland. Her fearless pursuit of stories placed her in countless life-threatening situations, prompting Darrow to wonder what about her character so attracted her to adrenaline, and so alienated her from the family life a part of her longed for. Darrow approaches this question with the same honesty–and seat-of-the-pants courage–that established her reputation as a premiere reporter, and the answers she arrives at form this riveting memoir of a woman assigned to cover history in the making, even as she chases down the most elusive “get” of all: her own happiness.

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This is a fast-paced yet revealing memoir of a woman who worked her way up the ladder of television journalism with CNN, from its earliest days. Siobhan Darrow came from a poor and troubled background ... Read full review

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Siobhan Darrow has worked for CNN for nearly 15 years, serving as a correspondent in Russia, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Balkans, Israel, Chechnya, and Albania. She is the author of Flirting with Danger: Confessions of a Reluctant War Reporter.

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