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Mark Bowden (1) (1951–)

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Mark Bowden has been a reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer for twenty-one years and has won many national awards for his writing. He is the author of "Black Hawk Down," "Bringing the Heat," "Doctor Dealer", "Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw." and, more recently, The Finish: visa mer "The Killing of Osama bin Laden", and Hue 1968: A Turning point of the American war in Vietnam. Bowden has also written for Talk, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone and Playboy, among others. The original series of articles which became "Black Hawk Down" earned him the Overseas Press Club's Hal Boyle Award, and made him a finalist for the NBA in nonfiction. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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Vedertaget namn
Bowden, Mark
Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Bowden, Mark Robert
Födelsedag
1951-07-17
Kön
male
Nationalitet
USA
Födelseort
St. Louis, Missouri, Etats-Unis
Bostadsorter
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Oxford, Pennsylvania, USA
Utbildning
Loyola University Maryland
Yrken
journalist
writer
columnist
professor
Organisationer
Baltimore News-American
The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Atlantic Monthly
Vanity Fair
Loyola University Maryland
University of Delaware
Priser och utmärkelser
Overseas Press Club's Hal Boyle Award (for original articles later used in Black Hawk Down)
National Book Award in Nonfiction finalist (for original articles later used in Black Hawk Down)
Kort biografi
Mark Bowden reported at the Philadelphia Inquirer for twenty years and now writes for The Atlantic and other magazines. Matthew Teague is a contributor to National Geographic, The Atlantic, Esquire, and other magazines,… [adapted from Grove Atlantic]

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History at its best. Bowden puts you on the bridge, dodging bullets. And you know why you're on that bridge and who screwed up to make it so.
 
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ben_r47 | 14 andra recensioner | Feb 22, 2024 |
Some great stories and some okay stories...
 
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dlinnen | 3 andra recensioner | Feb 3, 2024 |
An intriguing, beguiling, fascinating, daunting, and sobering story for the wonk in the deepest part of me. Years from now this may be seen as the first of many books about digital warfare. And the question may linger: why didn't we do more back then?
 
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dlinnen | 12 andra recensioner | Feb 3, 2024 |
An engrossing story centered around the 66 hostages kept for over 400 days after the Iranians overtook the U.S. embassy in Teheran. Bowden interviewed the hostages, the Iranian revolutionaries, the special forces sent on the failed recovery mission, and had access to White House decision making.

As a former Air Force rescue pilot, I intently followed the execution of the daring and doomed rescue attempt. I also developed new respect for the agonizing decisions of President Carter.

This is well worth the time to plow through over 600 pages of details and gain insight into the Iranian mind.… (mer)
 
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dlinnen | 25 andra recensioner | Feb 3, 2024 |

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ISBN
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