Flirting with Danger: Confessions of a Reluctant War Reporter

Front Cover
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 16, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
1 Review
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.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - TimBazzett - LibraryThing

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

Contents

O An American in Moscow
37
The Serb Side
116
All rights reserved under International and PanAmerican Copyright
131
B00r design ky Mia Risbrrg
157
Spinning
161
Dunkin Donuts
169
Arkrzowledgrrmzts
193
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

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.

Bibliographic information