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Author Mackrell, Judith, author.

Title The correspondents [text (large print)] : six women writers on the front lines of World War II / Judith Mackrell.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company Gale Cengage Learning 2022.
©2021

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Large Type Non-Fiction    070.4499 MACK    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Large Type Non-Fiction.
Edition Large print edition.
Description 745 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Thorndike Press large print history fact and fiction
Thorndike Press large print history fact and fiction.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 735-739).
Note "Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain as Going with the Boys by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, London, in 2021."
Summary "On the front lines of the Second World War, a contingent of female journalists were bravely waging their own battle. Barred from combat zones and faced with entrenched prejudice and bureaucratic restrictions, these women were forced to fight for the right to work on equal terms with men. The Correspondents follows six remarkable women as their lives and careers intertwined: Martha Gellhorn, who got the scoop on Ernest Hemingway on D-Day by traveling to Normandy as a stowaway on a Red Cross ship; Lee Miller, who went from being a Vogue cover model to the magazine's official war correspondent; Sigrid Schultz, who hid her Jewish identity and risked her life by reporting on the Nazi regime; Virginia Cowles, a "society girl columnist" turned combat reporter; Clare Hollingworth, the first English journalist to break the news of World War II; and Helen Kirkpatrick, the first woman to report from an Allied war zone with equal privileges to men. From chasing down sources and narrowly dodging gunfire to conducting tumultuous love affairs and socializing with luminaries like Eleanor Roosevelt, Picasso, and Man Ray , these six women are captured in all their complexity."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998.
Miller, Lee, 1907-1977.
Schultz, Sigrid Lillian.
Cowles, Virginia.
Hollingworth, Clare.
Kirkpatrick, Helen Paull, 1909-1997.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe -- Journalists.
Women war correspondents -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
War correspondents -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
War photographers -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Women photographers -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Large type books.
Biographies.
Added Title Going with the boys
ISBN 9781432896591 (hardcover)
1432896598 (hardcover)

 
    
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