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I thought this the worst of four of R.K.'s books. Much better books about Africa were "In The Shadow of the Sun" and " The Emperor".Published 2 months ago by Randall Fee
An amazing memoir of a reporter’s trips to Africa, South America, Central America and The Middle East. Tales of suffering, madness, almost getting killed... Read morePublished 3 months ago by A Reader
Not up to Kapuscinski's usual enlightening works. However perhaps any information on this largely ignored area is worth the effort.Published 7 months ago by R. MELVIN FARROW
Not having read Ryszard Kapuściński before, I picked this book up because I was interested in learning more about "The Soccer War" after I heard a BBC podcast about it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by M.B.
This is a great book. Kapuscinski was there -- there when McMillan's winds of change were blowing through Africa, when the soccer war waged in the explosive context of massive... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Louis Reynolds
I was in Honduras during the soccer war and this was a very informative book. Got some inside information that I did not know about.Published 18 months ago by Carol F. Cini
I love Kapuściński's work. Many who criticize the book do so either because there is not enough straight-up journalism in it, or too much self-reportage and not enough plain old... Read morePublished on September 12, 2013 by C. Fouts
This is a collection of essays that individually didn't have enough material to make a whole book from (unlike his Imperium and Shah of Shahs). Read morePublished on September 10, 2013 by Shivaji Das
This is such a valuable book on Selassie from someone who was there. I found it fascinating and full of unique insightsPublished on August 7, 2013 by illy billy