The War Reporter by Martin Fletcher audiobook

The War Reporter: A Novel

By Martin Fletcher
Read by Guy Fletcher

Macmillan Audio 9781250070029
9.62 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781427277213

Winner of a Jewish National Book Award and author of The List and Jacob’s Oath, both of which achieved outstanding critical acclaim, NBC special correspondent Martin Fletcher delivers another breathtaking tale of love, war, and redemption.Tom Layne was a world-class television correspondent until his life collapsed in Sarajevo. Beaten and humiliated, he fell into a hole diagnosed as PTSD. Eleven years later he returns to the Balkans to film a documentary on the man who caused his downfall: Ratko Mladic, Europe’s biggest killer since Hitler, wanted for genocide and crimes against humanity. Mysterious forces have protected Mladic for a decade, preventing his arrest, and these shadowy but deadly foes swing into action against the journalist. Tom soon falls into a web of intrigue and deceit that threatens his life as well as that of the woman he loves. Drawing upon his own experiences reporting on the wars in Bosnia and Sarajevo, Martin Fletcher has written a searing love story and a painfully authentic account of a war reporter chasing down the scoop of a lifetime.The program is narrated by the author’s son and features an interview between father and son.

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Summary

Winner of a Jewish National Book Award and author of The List and Jacob’s Oath, both of which achieved outstanding critical acclaim, NBC special correspondent Martin Fletcher delivers another breathtaking tale of love, war, and redemption.Tom Layne was a world-class television correspondent until his life collapsed in Sarajevo. Beaten and humiliated, he fell into a hole diagnosed as PTSD.

Eleven years later he returns to the Balkans to film a documentary on the man who caused his downfall: Ratko Mladic, Europe’s biggest killer since Hitler, wanted for genocide and crimes against humanity. Mysterious forces have protected Mladic for a decade, preventing his arrest, and these shadowy but deadly foes swing into action against the journalist. Tom soon falls into a web of intrigue and deceit that threatens his life as well as that of the woman he loves. Drawing upon his own experiences reporting on the wars in Bosnia and Sarajevo, Martin Fletcher has written a searing love story and a painfully authentic account of a war reporter chasing down the scoop of a lifetime.The program is narrated by the author’s son and features an interview between father and son.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Wow, what an adventure! Fast-paced and action-packed, The War Reporter is a riveting ride.” Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train
The War Reporter is an authentic and chilling tale of the perils of modern reporting in combat zones with no protection except the cunning and experience of the correspondent. Martin fletcher knows that. He’s been there on more occasions than I can count-and he brings to this spellbinding and sensitive novel an up close and personal account of the dangers and the triumphs, loves, doubts and dilemmas of war reporting.” Tom Brokaw
“A moving love story…A small gem of a novel.” Booklist
“Engrossing…A page-turner.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Martin Fletcher

Author Bio: Martin Fletcher

Martin Fletcher is an author and retired journalist who has covered world events for NBC News. His coverage has won him the DuPont Award, the Pulitzer Prize for television, several Overseas Press Club awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence, and five Emmys. His book, Walking Israel: A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation, won the Jewish National Book Award in 2011.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 9.62
Audience: Adult
Language: English