In the Hot Zone

In the Hot Zone

One Man, One Year, Twenty Wars

Book - 2007
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Kevin Sites is a man on a mission. Venturing alone into the dark heart of war, armed with just a video camera, a digital camera, a laptop, and a satellite modem, the award-winning journalist covered virtually every major global hot spot as the first Internet correspondent for Yahoo! News. Beginning his journey with the anarchic chaos of Somalia in September 2005 and ending with the Israeli-Hezbollah war in the summer of 2006, Sites talks with rebels and government troops, child soldiers and child brides, and features the people on every side, including those caught in the cross fire. His honest reporting helps destroy the myths of war by putting a human face on war's inhumanity. Personally, Sites will come to discover that the greatest danger he faces may not be from bombs and bullets, but from the unsettling power of the truth.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Harper Perennial, c2007.
ISBN: 9780061228759
Characteristics: ix, 349 p. ;,21 cm. +,1 videodisc (sd., col. ; 12 cm.)
Alternative Title: World of conflict.


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