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Author Dahlby, Tracy.

Title Into the field : a foreign correspondent's notebook / Tracy Dahlby
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014
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Contents Machine generated contents note: Prologue: Something Like a Calling -- Part One: Navigating the China Seas -- Working the Coast -- Plying the Waters -- Part Two: Snapshots of the Island Kingdom -- Hitchhiking in Kyushu -- Reimagining Tokyo Bay -- Japan's Magic Mountain -- Part Three: Across the Floorboards of Asia -- Vietnam Reconstructs -- Living (Semi- )Dangerously in Indonesia -- Appendices -- Acknowledgments
Summary "In this lively memoir of covering the Asian Pacific Rim, a veteran reporter for National Geographic and Newsweek tells "the stories behind the stories" that reveal the hard work, skill, and luck it takes to be a successful foreign correspondent. His real-world advice about everything from successful travel planning, to finding a great local fixer, to dealing with circumstances that can range from friendly to formidable makes this book a practical how-to guide for aspiring journalists"-- Provided by publisher
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Subject Dahlby, Tracy.
Americans -- East Asia -- Biography.
Americans -- Pacific Area -- Biography.
Journalism -- East Asia.
Journalism -- Pacific Area.
Journalists -- East Asia -- Biography.
Journalists -- Pacific Area -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 029276734X (electronic bk.)
9780292767348 (electronic bk.)