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Gellhorn: A Twentieth Century Life
Gellhorn: A Twentieth Century Life
by Caroline Moorehead
Book Description: The first major biography of legendary war correspondent Martha Gellhorn, whose life provides a unique and thrilling perspective on world history in an extraordinary time

Martha Gellhorn's heroic career as a reporter brought her to the front lines of virtually every significant international conflict between the Spanish Civil War and the end of the Cold War. The preeminent-and often the only-female correspondent on the scene, she broke new ground for women in the male preserve of journalism. Her wartime dispatches, marked by a passionate desire to expose suffering in its many guises and an inimitable immediacy, rank among the best of the twentieth century.

A deep-seated love of travel complemented this interest in world affairs. From her birth in St. Louis in 1908 to her death in London in 1998, Gellhorn passed through Africa, Cuba, China, and most of the great cities of Europe, recording her experiences in first-rate travel writing and fiction. A tall, glamorous blonde, she made friends easily-among the boldface names that populated her life were Eleanor Roosevelt, Leonard Bernstein, and H. G. Wells-but she was as incapable of settling into comfortable long-term relationships as she was of sitting still, and happiness often eluded her despite her professional success. Both of her marriages ended badly-the first, to Ernest Hemingway, publicly so. 

Drawn from extensive interviews and with exclusive access to Gellhorn's papers and correspondence, this seminal biography spans half the globe and almost an entire century to offer an exhilarating, intimate portrait of one of the defining women of our times.
Hardcover from Henry Holt & Company, Inc.

 
Travels With Myself and Another: A Memoir
Travels With Myself and Another: A Memoir
by Martha Gellhorn
Paperback from J. P. Tarcher
 
The Face of War
The Face of War
by Martha Gellhorn
Martha Gellhorn (1908-) was a war correspondent for nearly fifty years. From the Spanish Civil War in 1937 through the wars in Central America in the mid-eighties, her candid reports reflected her feelings for people no matter what their political ideologies, and the openness and vulnerability of her conscience. "I wrote very fast, as I had to," she says, "afraid that I would forget the exact sound, smell, words, gestures, which were special to this moment and this place." Whether in Java,... The Publisher
Paperback from Atlantic Monthly Press
1988
 
The View from the Ground
by Martha Gellhorn
Paperback from Atlantic Monthly Press
1988
 
Beautiful Exile: The Life of Martha Gellhorn
by Carl Rollyson
Hardcover from Aurum Pr Ltd
 
Novellas Of Martha Gellhorn, The
by Martha Gellhorn
Hardcover from Knopf
1993
 
The Weather in Africa/Three Novellas
by Martha Gellhorn
Paperback from Hippocrene Books
1989
 
Point of No Return
by Martha Gellhorn
Paperback from Univ of Nebraska Pr
 
The Weather in Africa
by Martha Gellhorn
Hardcover from Dodd Mead
1980

The Short Novels
by Martha Gellhorn
Hardcover from Vintage/Ebury (A Division of Random House Group)
1991
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Love Goes to Press: A Comedy in Three Acts
by Martha Gellhorn, Virginia Cowles, Sandra Spanier
Hardcover from Univ of Nebraska Pr

 

Liana
by Martha Gellhorn
Paperback from Viking Press
1987
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