International journalism; Foreign correspondent; News magazines; Corporate communications. The memoir traces the career of an award-winning foreign correspondent 1968-96 for US News & World Report followed by a dozen years freelancing for Time magazine and working in corporate communications for one of the world's leading energy companies. Key chapters cover the end of apartheid, the collapse of communism and the rise of BP to global prominence in the oil and gas industry. The opening chapter is devoted to the so-called Tashkent Incident ahead of the 1979 Carter-Brezhnev summit in Vienna.
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The writer based in the UK, USSR, South Africa, Italy and Washington DC as a foreign correspondent. He has degrees from Dublin & Stanford University. Today he lives and works in London.
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Book Description Knightwrite Ltd., United Kingdom, 2011. Hardbound. Book Condition: Very Good+/ Near Fine. Color/b&w photos (illustrator). 1st Edition. 272, Multi-colored spine with a white title. Inscribed. Top of front board has bump in center edge. Otherwise tight and clean. Dust jacket has shelf wear, including a small tear on top center. Wrapped in brodart. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS3022811I