In love and war

September 1, 2002 § Leave a comment

For the better part of the 1990’s, Siobhan Darrow faced CNN’s cameras as war burst and crackled around her — in Russia, Chechnya, Albania, the Balkans, Israel and Northern Ireland. Weaned on conflict, this Belfast-born, New Jersey-raised daughter of an American Jew and an Irish Protestant traveled the world to find the story; sometimes, it found her. ”I seemed to have good luck with breaking news,” she writes in her candid memoir, ”Flirting With Disaster.” ”My mother said that if I were sent to cover a dog show a riot would break out” …

Books in Brief: “Flirting With Disaster” by Siobhan Darrow (The New York Times)

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