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History and to shine a light on the suffering of ordinary peopleMarie covered the major conflicts of our time Israel and Palestine Chechnya East Timor Sri Lanka where she was hit by a grenade and lost sight in her left eye resulting in her trademark eye patch Ira and Afghanistan Her anecdotes about encounters with dictators and presidents including Colonel Gaddafi and Yasser Arafat whom she knew well were incomparable She was much admired and as famous for her wild parties as for the extraordinary lengths to which she went to tell the story including being smuggled into Syria where she was kill. Memoirs of Madame de La Tour du Pin hit by a grenade and lost sight in Something in the Wine The Moonstone Series her left eye resulting in Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark her trademark eye patch Ira and Afghanistan Her anecdotes about encounters with dictators and presidents including Colonel Gaddafi and Yasser Arafat whom she knew well were incomparable She was much admired and as famous for I Love You Almost Always her wild parties as for the extraordinary lengths to which she went to tell the story including being smuggled into Syria where she was kill.

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BBC RADIO BOOK OF THE WEEK It has always seemed to me that what I write about is humanity in extremis pushed to the unendurable and that it is important to tell people what really happens in wars MARIE COLVIN A stunningly good biography WILLIAM BOYDMarie Colvin was glamorous hard drinking braver than the boys with a troubled and rackety personal life She reported from the most dangerous places in the world going in further and staying longer than anyone else Like her hero the legendary reporter Martha Gellhorn she sought to bear witness to the horrifying truths of war to write the first draft of. A House of My Own Stories from My Life has always seemed to me that what I write about is Under Her Command (The Bosss Pet, humanity in extremis pushed to the unendurable and that it is important to tell people what really El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro happens in wars MARIE COLVIN A stunningly good biography WILLIAM BOYDMarie Colvin was glamorous Fragonard Art and Eroticism hard drinking braver than the boys with a troubled and rackety personal life She reported from the most dangerous places in the world going in further and staying longer than anyone else Like The Monarchs Are Missing hero the legendary reporter Martha Gellhorn she sought to bear witness to the

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Ed in Written by fellow foreign correspondent Lindsey Hilsum this is the story of the most daring war reporter of her time Drawing on unpublished diaries and interviews with Marie s friends family and colleagues Hilsum conjures a fiercely compassionate complex woman who was driven to an extraordinary life and tragic death In Extremis is the story of our turbulent age and the life of a woman who defied convention Marie Colvin is also remembered in two films Under the Wire a drama doc about Marie s last trip to Syria and A Private War a forthcoming feature film about her life starring Rosamund Pik.