The Resource Butterfly mind : revolution, recovery, and one reporter's road to understanding China, Patrick Brown, (ebook)

Butterfly mind : revolution, recovery, and one reporter's road to understanding China, Patrick Brown, (ebook)

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Butterfly mind : revolution, recovery, and one reporter's road to understanding China
Title
Butterfly mind
Title remainder
revolution, recovery, and one reporter's road to understanding China
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Brown
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Language
eng
Summary
Fascinating, revelatory, and powerful, Butterfly Mind is a memorable work from a renowned reporter on the front line of history. In this memoir, award-winning journalist Patrick Brown weaves together three stories: the first is Brown's own education as a journalist over the past twenty-five years, and his parallel struggle with alcoholism. The second is the major political events of the past quarter century that Brown witnessed and covered -- including the shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, where the Solidarity movement began; Cambodia, where Brown reported on the impact of the Paris Peace Treaty; the fall of the Berlin Wall and the revolution in Czechoslovakia; and the wars in Afghanistan in 1992 and 2002. The third story is about China, which Brown first visited in 1989 during the Tiananmen Square protests and now calls home. By comparing and contrasting his experiences as a foreign correspondent in societies in flux, Brown beautifully reveals how life in China today is both unique and surprisingly familiar, and how a so-called butterfly mind -- the ability to flit from one subject to the next with great flexibility and facility -- has allowed him to thrive in the middle of it
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1947-
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Brown, Patrick
Dewey number
070.4/332092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Alcoholics
  • Foreign correspondents
  • Foreign correspondents
  • Journalists
  • Journalists
Target audience
adult
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Butterfly mind : revolution, recovery, and one reporter's road to understanding China, Patrick Brown, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780887848483
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380204
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remote
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11380204
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MWT11380204
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Butterfly mind : revolution, recovery, and one reporter's road to understanding China, Patrick Brown, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780887848483
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380204
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11380204
System control number
MWT11380204
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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