Martha Gellhorn : A Life, Paperback Book

Martha Gellhorn : A Life Paperback

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Martha Gelhorn's journalism tracks many of the flashpoints of the twentieth century; as a young woman she witnessed the suffering of the American Depression and risked her life in the Spanish Civil War.

Her dispatches from the front made her a legend, yet her private was often messy and volcanic.

Her determination to be a war correspondent - and her conspicuous success - contributed to the breakdown of her infamously stormy marriage to Ernest Hemingway.

In this mesmerising biography of a life that spanned the twentieth century, Moorehead reveals how passionately Martha fought against injustice, and how determined she was to catch the human story.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560 pages, 16 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Biography: general
  • ISBN: 9780099284017

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