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"A brilliant anti-war book that is as fresh as if written for this morning. Seldom can a correspondent assemble past writings from various locations and watch a clear pattern emerge, yet her pieces fall into place in a grand design."-Herbert Mitgang, The New York Times
Martha Gellhorn was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1908. She was married to Ernest Hemingway from 1940 to 1946 and T. S. Matthews from 1954 to 1963. She was a war correspondent for Collier's Weekly of New York from 1937 to 1946 and for The Guardian of London from 1966 to 1967. In addition to her journalism, she wrote seven novels and four short-story collections. In 1958 she was the recipient of an O. Henry Award. Ms. Gellhorn lived most of her life in London.
I found this very interesting, partly because Ms Gellhorn herself is a fascinating character. I hadn't read her work before and was surprised to see that the earliest collected... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
Every government in the world should read this marvelous lady's experiences with the wars of mankind. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stan Karber
I read this in one sitting. She was amazing. aside from Hemingway.Published 10 months ago by Mary Paulos
Excellent regarding the impact of war on the common citizen.Published 10 months ago by P. Caitlin Mottai
Martha was a gutsy woman. She was also a gifted writer. I like her style, it is different than men write about conflict. Her perspective was a good read.Published 24 months ago by Don Roberto