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“For decades Martin Fletcher has been the gold standard of television war correspondents, and his new book is a real-life, cross-continent adventure story. It’s a great and moving read.”
- Anderson Cooper
“A stunning and memorable account of reporting from some of the most dangerous places in the world.”
- Tom Brokaw
“Fletcher's intense tales read more like a thriller than a memoir.”
- Entertainment Weekly (Grade: A-)
“A page-turner and a marvelous read.”
- Connie Chung
“A sobering but unforgettable account. An eye-opening, deeply felt memoir.”
- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A journalistic tour de force.”
- Library Journal
An amazing, POWERFUL, insight into the world of Martin Fletcher.
With that in mind, I was quite intrigued when friends contacted me and asked if I would read and review Martin Fletcher's book, "Breaking News".
Great book detailing the life and times of a foreign correspondent for various news networks.
I was immediately struck by the honesty in Martin Fletcher's account of his life in broadcast journalism. Read morePublished 16 months ago by overthehandlebars
I was fascinated with the stories that Mr. Fletcher told but found that he sometimes rambled and interspersed one story with another. Read morePublished on November 19, 2011 by asiana
While his assignments were exciting and Fletcher often courted danger in order to get the best story, it is his humanity and fair-minded view of parties in conflict that elevates... Read morePublished on December 9, 2010 by doctorbabe
This version pertains to the audio book. The first half of this book was fascinating. While the 2nd half was strong as well, Mr. Read morePublished on August 29, 2010 by A. Rosen
The title of my review is the same as the book title since it is completely accurate. I have read books from other foreign correspondents such as Peter Arnett, Thomas Friedman and... Read morePublished on February 28, 2010 by F. Hussain
Great book detailing the life and times of a foreign correspondent for various news networks. Tells of Fletcher's rise through the ranks from junior subeditor at BBC London to his... Read morePublished on October 14, 2008 by A. J. Marchetti