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A Thousand Suns
A Thousand Suns

A Thousand Suns

by Dominique Lapierre

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Product ID:1878

Language

English

Publisher

Full Circle

ISBN

8176210455 - Year: 1999 - Pages: 466

Binding

Paperback

Dominique Lapierre

Author: Dominique Lapierre
Publisher: Full Circle
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 466
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8176210455

Description

Lapierre candidly traces his growth from detached journalist to concerned participant in the great human dramas he was privileged to behold. Vividly and insightfully, he recaptures his personal involvements with many different kinds of heroes.

Among the premier journalists of our time, Dominique Lapierre has traveled to the four corners of the globe, witnessed world-shaking events, and met extraordinary people from all walks of life. Now this remarkable man shares his adventures and encounters in a book that aptly reflects a favorite proverb from India,that beyond the clouds, there are always A Thousand Suns.

This new bestseller bears moving testimony to the ability of man to dream, endure, and to triumph!

CONTENTS: The Grandiose and Mad Dream of a 20th century Don Quixote / A Small Piece of Paradise under a Parasol Pine / A Green Room on the Shores of the Pacific / Two Young Hounds on the Trail of History / A Dance of Death with the Black Bulls of Spain / The Modes Man Who Saved Israel / They've Murdered Preferido! / Grandma, What's France Like? / A Kamikaze in the Holy Land / I Shall Pin You to the Spot / What Does It Matter, Beautiful African Elephant, If I Water Your Land with My Blood? / A Thousand Dreams Along with World's Great Highways / The Last Proconsuls of Victoria's Glorious Empire / The crucifixion of a Great Soul / Men, Women and Children Who Are the Light of the World / Epilogue + Appendix + Questions to the Author about this book.

Contents

Author's Note to the Reader

CHAPTER ONE
The Grandiose and Mad Dream of a Twentieth-Century don Quixote

CHAPTER TWO
A Small Piece of Paradise under a Parasol Pine

CHAPTER THREE
A Green Room on the Shores of the Pacific

CHAPTER FOUR
Two Young Hounds on the Trail of History

CHAPTER FIVE
A Dance of Death with the Black Bulls of Spain

CHAPTER SIX
The Modest Man who Saved Israel

CHAPTER SEVEN
"They've Murdered preferido!"

CHAPTER EIGHT
"Grandma, What's France Like?"

CHAPTER NINE
A Kamikaze in the Holy Land

CHAPTER TEN
"I Shall Pin You to the spot"

CHAPTER ELEVEN
"What Does it Matter, Beautiful African Elephant, if I water Your Land with My Blood?"

CHAPTER TWELVE
A Thousand Dreams Along the World's Great Highways

CHAPTER THIRTEEN
The Last proconsuls of Victoria's Glorious Empire

CHAPTER FOURTEEN
The Crucifixion of a Great Soul

CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Men, Women and Children Who Are the Light of the World

Epilogue
Appendix
Questions to Dominique Lapierre about his new book A Thousand suns

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