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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. When recent college graduate Ryszard Kapuscinski told his Polish editor that he'd like to work abroad, he had his eyes set on nothing more ambitious than a Prague sabbatical.
Instead, his boss dispatched him to India. Thus began the eventful career of a foreign correspondent who was frequently mentioned as a favorite to win the Nobel Prize.
Kapuscinski died before he could When recent college graduate Ryszard Kapuscinski told his Polish editor that he'd like to work abroad, he had his eyes set on nothing more ambitious than a Prague sabbatical. Kapuscinski died before he could receive that accolade, but he did gift us with numerous incomparable books, including The Emperor, Imperium, and Shah of Shahs.
This book serves as a gentle reprise of his first encounters with the non-Western world. Accompanying him on his travels is a volume of Herodotus, perhaps the first wise commentator on the globalism that still rocks our world. Get A Copy. More Details Original Title. Other Editions Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. Sort order. Tot plegat navego per una xarxa de coneixements dispersos i se'm torna a despertar l'actitud curiosa d'estrangera. Readers also enjoyed. In he was appointed to the Polish Press Agency and began traveling around the developing world and reporting on wars, coups and revolutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe; he lived through twenty-seven revolutions and coups, was jailed forty times, and survived four death sentences.
During some of this time he also worked for the Polish Secret Service, although little is known of his role. Fall in Love with These June Romances. Some people love books. Some people fall in love. And some people fall in love with books about falling in love.
Every month our team sorts throug Read more Trivia About Travels with Hero No trivia or quizzes yet. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running on inside of us long after we have come to a physical standstill.
Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable. The average person is not especially curious about the world. He is alive, and being somehow obliged to deal with this condition, feels the less effort it requires, the better. Whereas learning about the world is labor, and a great all-consuming one at that. Most people develop quite antithetical talents, in fact - to look without seeing, to listen without hearing, mainly to preserve onself within oneself.
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