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Download e-book for kindle: Rüber machen ... (German Edition) by Mourad Kusserow

By Mourad Kusserow

Der Autor nimmt den Fall der Mauer in Berlin am nine. November 1989, den er als Redakteur der Deutschen Welle in Köln erleb-te, zum Anlass, seine Kindheits- und Jugenderinnerungen in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone Revue passieren zu lassen.

Was der Autor berichtet, könnte eine paintings Geschichtsunterricht sein, der Interesse und Geduld der Schüler nirgends überfor-dert. Durchaus unterhaltsam bietet er seinen Lesern die Ge-schichte eines Kindes und eines Jünglings. Gewissermaßen aus Unschuldsperspektive lässt er sie nacherleben, used to be ihm einst geschah. used to be nicht heißt, dass etwas fehlt: nicht die trübseli-gen Bedingungen, unter denen der Vater sein Arbeiterdasein führen musste; nicht die Nöte, mit denen die Mutter bei der Versorgung der Familie fertig zu werden hatte; nicht die Kluft zwischen staatlicher Großrednerei und kargem Alltagsdasein so zu bewältigen, dass keinem der Kusserows Böses widerfuhr. Aber das alles gewahrt guy aus dem Blickwinkel eines blut-jungen Menschen, der nie die Hoffnung verliert.

Das Buch ist ein „wertvoller Beitrag zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur”.
MARIANNE BIRTHLER, Bundesbeauftragte für die Unterlagen des Staat-sicherheitsdienstes der ehemaligen DDR

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Download e-book for iPad: Angela Hutchinson Hammer: Arizona's Pioneer Newspaperwoman by Betty E. Hammer Joy

By Betty E. Hammer Joy

In 1905, together with her marriage dissolved and desirous to be able to feed her childrens, Angela Hutchinson Hammer obtained a handpress, a few ink, and some fonts of style, and commenced printing a bit tabloid referred to as the Wickenburg Miner. In her naïveté, Angela by no means dreamed this buy could position her squarely within the leading edge of energy struggles in the course of Arizona's early days of statehood.

A actual daughter of the West, Angela, born in a tiny mining hamlet in Nevada, got here to the Territory of Arizona on the age of twelve. Betty Hammer pleasure weaves jointly the full of life tale of her grandmother's existence by way of drawing upon Angela's personal prodigious writing and correspondence, newspaper data, and the reminiscences of family. Her ebook recounts the tales Angela advised of growing to be up in mining camps, educating in territorial colleges, courtship, marriage, and a twenty-eight-year profession in publishing and printing. in this time, Angela controlled to elevate 3 sons, run for public workplace sooner than ladies within the country had the proper to vote, function Immigration Commissioner in Pinal County, home, and mature into an activist for populist agendas and water conservation. As questionable bargains came about either inside of and outdoors the halls of presidency, the crusading Angela encountered many duplicitous characters who believed that ladies belonged at domestic darning socks, now not operating a newspaper.

Although Angela's self sufficient papers introduced own problem and little if any monetary gift, after her loss of life in 1952 the newspaper paid tribute to this brave girl via picking out her because the first girl to go into the Arizona Newspaper corridor of status. In 1983 she was once commemorated posthumously with one other award for girls who contributed to Arizona's progress—induction into the Arizona Women's corridor of Fame.

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Download e-book for iPad: Exclusive! by Maurice Chittenden

By Maurice Chittenden

On a sizzling, sunny day final August, the ultimate newspaper nonetheless operating from an place of work on London’s Fleet highway known as ‘stop the clicking’ and closed its doorways for the ultimate time. 13 days later it was once the flip of award-winning journalist Maurice Chittenden to make his excuses and depart. He used to be fired from The Sunday Time after a Fleet road profession lasting nearly 40 years, one who observed him operating for a trio of mythical Murdoch editors: Andrew Neil, Kelvin Mackenzie and Derek Jameson.

In a rip-roaring journey via his profession, he tells how he used to be concerned (accidentally, in fact) within the first ever cell bugging of a member of the Royal kinfolk 20 years earlier than such skulduggery was once even concept attainable, helped resolve the homicide of schoolgirl Caroline Dickinson and was once credited with bringing down a Tory government.

He arrived too overdue to avoid wasting his boss the embarrassment of the Hitler diaries, yet he uncovered the intended Jack the Ripper confessions and Roswell alien post-mortem movie as fakes.

He sparked a diplomatic incident while he was once thrown into prison in Borneo over a lobster. one of many final surviving fighters within the conflict of Wapping, within which an assault on his motor vehicle resulted in a police cavalry cost and a bloody insurrection, he's the main by-lined reporter within the Sunday Times heritage with as much as seven by-lines a week.

His occupation reflected the increase and fall of Fleet highway and he freely admits that his personal excesses performed a component in its downfall. The Fleet highway he recalls with fondness now not exists. yet its recognition because the ‘Street of disgrace’ survives within the identify of the column in deepest Eye which afforded him the plaudit of ‘the mythical Maurice Chittenden’ in its record of his expert demise.

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Tupelo Man (Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography) by Robert Blade PDF

By Robert Blade

In 1924, George McLean, an Ole leave out sophomore and the spoiled son of a pass judgement on, attended a YMCA pupil project convention whose free-thinking organizers aimed to alter the realm. They replaced George McLean's.

But now not immediately. As vividly mentioned within the first biography of this important determine in Southern background, Tupelo guy: The existence and instances of a such a lot abnormal Newspaper Publisher, McLean drifted via colleges and jobs, constantly wondering authority, continuously trying to find the way to placed his stressed imaginative and prescient into sensible use. within the Depression's depths, he used to be fired from a instructing activity at what's now Rhodes collage in Memphis, Tennessee, over his socialist rules and hard work organizing work.

by means of 1934 he determined he had adequate of operating for others and that he could cross into enterprise for himself. In dirt-poor Northeast Mississippi, the Tupelo Journal was once on the market, and McLean used his wife's cash to shop for what he referred to as "a bankrupt newspaper from a bankrupt bank." As he struggled to maintain the paper going, his Christian socialism advanced right into a Christian capitalism that remodeled the sector. He did not want an even bigger slice of the pie for himself, he stated; he sought after a much bigger pie for all.

But McLean (1904-1983) used to be faraway from a saint. He prayed approximately his mood, with little end result. He was once far-off and aloof towards his children--adopted via a infamous Memphis child promoting operation. His spouse, whom he deeply enjoyed in his prickly manner, left him as soon as and threatened to depart back. "I do not know why i used to be born with this chip on my shoulder," he instructed her. Tupelo Man appears to be like at this far-from-ordinary writer in an intimate manner that provides a desirable tale and perception into our personal lives and times.

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Download PDF by Rinker Buck: First Job

By Rinker Buck

The vintage coming-of-age memoir from the writer of the number one New York occasions bestseller The Oregon Trail, a few distinctive time in each younger adult’s life—the first “real” task out of college.

Ask Rinker greenback approximately his first task, and you’ll get the captivating and interesting account that not just captures the event of being a “twenty-two-year-old with the maxed-out brain,” but in addition inspires a unique time and position: the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts within the early Seventies. As a up to date grad, dollar was resolute to discover his voice as a author and each second felt like a brand new global starting broad. His memoir First task is, on its most simple point, the tale of Buck’s years as a cub reporter at The Berkshire Eagle, a superb kingdom newspaper in its glory years. yet on a deeper point, it's a tale that serves as a paradigm for everyone’s first job.

Buck’s story introduces the mentors who guided him via a uncooked and concerned time, enthusiasts who uncovered him to new degrees of intimacy, and adventures that may in basic terms have occurred to a tender guy who didn’t recognize any larger. From Buck’s impromptu task interview with the Eagle’s venerable and whimsical writer, Pete Miller—who quizzed him on Civil warfare history—to his picaresque adventures at the entrance strains of the sexual revolution, to his exhilarating hikes alongside the purple-black Berkshire peaks with Roger Linscott, he reconstructs a mystical time in his lifestyles, a time whilst not anything appeared very unlikely or out of reach.

The first activity event and its which means will be drastically underrated and misunderstood, yet dollar indicates that it truly is as well timed and demanding as the other existence passage. First jobs are our baptism into the true international, our immersion in to the true “stuff” of lifestyles. all people has a primary activity, and with infrequent storytelling strength and feelings laid naked, Rinker dollar brings again simply the way it felt.

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Download e-book for iPad: Jump On The Bus: How the Independent Web Press Could Save by Glynn Wilson

By Glynn Wilson

leap at the Bus, a parable and a syllogism, is the tale of author Glynn Wilson’s lifestyles. it's a memoir, yet a big topic runs all through. if you happen to examine democracy to be an amazing type of executive and society worthy battling for, then this provides up a severe point had to hold the assumption going. whereas the economies for the inside track enterprise, books, tune and self sufficient movie are caught within the abyss, in line with Joseph Campbell’s monomyth of the hero’s trip, this is often the tale of Wilson’s adventures in American journalism and provides an elixir from this reporter’s stories in a go back domestic. His tale indicates how an alternate, self sustaining, watchdog press is necessary to creating democracy paintings. it's also an inspirational tale for somebody attracted to realizing how you can achieve writing, movie, track - or in life.

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Wednesday Warrior by Jack Phinney PDF

By Jack Phinney

Wednesday Warrior is a century-plus travel, a lot of it conducted
by the nettlesome editor and writer of 1 of America’s earliest
business weeklies. Gene Cervi’s Rocky Mountain magazine didn’t
have a wide viewers, however it did carry the eye of Denver’s political
and company luminaries, a few of whom learn it with trepidation.
Cervi didn’t move calling, despite the fact that. He didn’t have to. He used to be well
acquainted together with his basic goals and, for the main half, remained
at his typewriter chastising them intuitively in items he dubbed
“interpretive reports.”
So to a couple, Eugene Sisto Cervi (SIR-vee) was once the main dangerous
man in Denver. He had his personal little newspaper, equipped around
his “Mile excessive Observations” column the place he walloped the high
and the potent. He used to be an unsparing critic of Denver’s dailies,
dismissing the Rocky Mountain information as “one undesirable, very undesirable, morning
newspaper” and the Denver submit as “one clumsy afternoon paper
wishing to be solid if it simply knew how.”
He mirrored at the monetary problems that beset the scoop during
World conflict II and concluded Denver might have benefited if the
newspaper had close down, ceding the marketplace to the put up. “Almost
any powerfuble operator may well then set in movement, in these postwar
years of budding prosperity, a rival newspaper priceless of the spirit of
legitimate and positive pageant that makes democracy
work,” he wrote. And in a speech to journalism scholars he stated: “I
ought to be horsewhipped and run out of city via the Denver
Establishment, that being the readership I serve…I moralize much in
my newspaper. I wouldn’t provide you with a nickel for a newspaper whose
editor didn’t moralize.” He defined his personal paper as “what a
newspaper is meant to be: arguable, unpleasant, disruptive,
unpleasant, unfriendly to centred energy and cautious of privately
owned utilities.” Cervi had his heroes, too, Democratic chief Adlai
Stevenson between them.
Late in existence, Cervi seized the chance to supply exclusive
and in depth assurance of a lawsuit understandably downplayed by
both submit and information. The litigation used to be a question of grave drawback to
the administration of either dailies due to its power to place the
Post – and maybe the inside track in addition – within the snatch of acquisitive
press lord Samuel Newhouse. even though Cervi thought of a
Newhouse takeover most likely, on no account did he espouse it. He had an
acute distaste for chain newspaper barons as a rule, and was
among a coterie of self sustaining publishers who fought opposed to congressional
legislation portrayed as a protect of editorial range yet basically meant to learn the publishers of many significant newspapers
nationwide. What was once initially categorized the Failing
Newspaper invoice turned, whilst signed into legislations by means of President Richard
Nixon, the Newspaper upkeep Act of 1970. Cervi had known as it
the Millionaire Crybaby Publishers invoice in testimony earlier than a congressional
committee and was once aggrieved by means of its enactment. He didn’t
live to witness the increase and fall of the type of maintenance it provided
– or the result that made its solution to Denver in 2009.

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De vette jaren (Dutch Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Chan Koonchung,Yves Menheere

Chan Koonchung
De vette jaren

De waarheid is geen optie

Beijing in de nabije toekomst: er is een maand uit de officiële documenten geplukt en niemand heeft er enige herinnering aan noch kan het iemand iets schelen. Behalve een groepje vrienden dat ten koste van alles wil uitvissen wat hier achter zit, achter deze opgelegde vrolijkheid en het collectieve geheugenverlies in China.
Wanneer ze een hooggeplaatst persoon ontvoeren en hem dwingen alles te onthullen, zijn ze tot op het bot geschokt over wat ze te weten komen niet alleen over hun leiders, maar ook over hun eigen mensen.
Het is een boodschap die de wereld op haar grondvesten zal doen schudden
De vette jaren vertelt het verhaal van Lao Chen, een tamelijk succesvolle auteur die in een nieuw, rijk China leeft dat ontsnapt is aan de recessie die de relaxation van de wereld in een verlammende greep houdt. Lao Chens creativiteit heeft te lijden onder een gevoel van tevredenheid en geluk, een gevoel dat hij deelt met de leisure van de bevolking.
Tot hij op een paar mensen stuit dat daar helemaal geen final van heeft en met een groeiend gevoel van alarm onderzoeken ze waarom er een whole maand uit het collectieve geheugen van de bevolking is gewist.

De vette jaren brengt het Westen een angstaanjagende boodschap over het steeds machtiger wordende China. De roman is onderwerp van veel opwinding en debat onder de chinese language intellectuelen op het vasteland, en hoewel het boek er niet verkrijgbaar is circuleren er vele tweedehands exemplaren.

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Read e-book online Oriana, une femme libre (ESSAIS DOC.) (French Edition) PDF

By Cristina de Stefano,Sophie Royère

Figure du journalisme italien au XXe siècle, Oriana Fallaci (1929-2006) dépasse largement les frontières du will pay qui l'a vue naître, les frontières géographiques autant que les frontières morales. Elle se définissait avant tout comme une femme libre.

Née dans une famille antifasciste, engagée dans l. a. Résistance aux côtés de son père, elle intègre à dix-sept ans l. a. rédaction d'un magazine de Florence. Dans ce monde essentiellement masculin, elle se distingue par son expertise, sa détermination, et une originalité qui défie les codes du journalisme de l'époque.

Des Etats-Unis au Vietnam, de l'Iran au Mexique, elle va sillonner l. a. planète, couvrir les grands événements, et rencontrer tous ceux qui font l'Histoire : Kissinger, Khomeini, Willy Brandt, Golda Meïr, Yasser Arafat, Kadhafi... autant d'interlocuteurs avec lesquels elle crée un lien franc et parfois brutal, au plus près de l'émotion et de l. a. contradiction. Au risque de déplaire et de s'attirer de nombreux ennemis. Le « sort » Oriana Fallaci est né.

Cristina De Stefano, journaliste et écrivain, retrace admirablement le parcours d'une aventurière du siècle et d'une pionnière. Elle nous dévoile aussi une Oriana intime, tourmentée et même romantique, qui a revendiqué jusqu'à los angeles fin de vivre sans tabou.

« los angeles femme, les armes, les amours. los angeles biographie de Cristina De Stefano ne se limite pas à retracer une vie à contre-courant et une carrière extraordinaire. Elle va au plus profond des pensées et des sensations nichées au coeur de l. a. fragilité d'un être. » Il Corriere della Sera

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