And you may lose sleep over this book, since it is very hard to put down - until you have devoured every page!
Jackie Spinner's stories of her experiences in Iraq and the daily struggles she faces to report the news are emotionally compelling and highly captivating.
It is so interesting and she is such a great story teller, you forget that this is all true -- it is not fiction.
It's refreshing to hear a story about war and life overseas from a female, civilian at that. I read this book a few years ago before I went active duty and am reading it again just... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book made me angry. I read every word, and highlighted the good and the weird then left it behind on an airplane.
She writes well. Read more
ASIN4563 Tell Them I Didn't Cry (Softcover)
This book is incredible. I couldn't put it down. The author takes you to Iraq with her. Read more
Jackie Spinner's absorbing account of her Iraq wartime coverage is a courageous story, not just in the obvious sense of exposing herself to danger, but in exposing the... Read morePublished on March 23, 2007 by M. Sherman
This one is a good read. It was hard to put it down. Spinner does a good job in talking about the people of Iraq, those whom she worked closely with in the Post bureau. Read morePublished on January 3, 2007 by Charles W. Owen
This is a great read. This gives you the personal view of an American journalist in Iraq - you see the pathos, the terrible results of war, the friendships, the fear, the drive and... Read morePublished on December 30, 2006 by C. Markey
"Tell Them I Didn't Cry" is a great book, and well worth the read. Although Jennifer Spinner gets a co-author credit, the vast majority of the book is her twin sister Jackie's... Read morePublished on October 12, 2006 by Chris Gerrib
When I married my husband, a reporter, I told him I'd follow him anywhere his career took him, as long as he promised never to be the kind of reporter who went into war zones to... Read morePublished on July 10, 2006 by Meg Brunner
I thought that this book was an interesting liberal spin of the war, but felt that it should have been called "Tell Them I Didn't Lie".Published on July 8, 2006 by Sarah