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Book of Obituaries free pdf The obituaries that appear in "The Economist" are remarkable because of the unpredictable selection of people to be written about, the surprising lives they lead - but also for the style in which the obituary is written. The selection for this book ranges far and wide, including Jean Bedel Bokassa and Pope Jean Paul II, Pamela Harriman and Harry Oppenheimer, Akio Morita and J K Galbraith, Jean Baudrillard and Syd Barrett, Estee Lauder and Hunter Thomson, Bip (the legendary mime artist Marcel Marceau) and even Alex the African Grey (Science's best known parrot).

About Ann Wroe

Ann Wroe trained as a medieval historian. She joined The Economist in 1976 to cover American politics, and has been Books and Arts Editor (1988-1992), American Editor (1992-2000) and is currently Special Reports and Obituaries Editor. She is also the author of several highly acclaimed books: Being Shelley, Pilate and Perkin. Keith Colquhoun worked for many years for The Economist and covered Asia before he became the Obituaries Editor. He is also the writer of more than ten novels including Killing Stalin and Filthy Rich.

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Author : Ann Wroe
Publisher : Economist Books
Data Published : 02 October 2008
ISBN : 1846681073
EAN : 9781846681073
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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