In Extremis

The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin

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The devastating biography of Marie Colvin, the foremost war reporter of her generation, who was killed in Syria in 2012

When Marie Colvin was killed by an IED in Homs, Syria, in 2012, at age fifty-six, the world lost one of its most fearless, accomplished, and iconoclastic war correspondents, an eye-patch wearing, party-throwing, and risk-taking female combat reporter who covered the most significant and destructive global calamities of her lifetime. In Extremis: The Life and Death of War Reporter Marie Colvin, written by Colvin's friend and prizewinning fellow...

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Samantha Power Just read the gripping, moving @lindseyhilsum biography of the epic war reporter Marie Colvin who was murdered by #Assad. Congrats to Lindsey Hilsum on the book being shortlisted for @CostaBookAwards best biography. (Source)

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