Ryszard Kapuściński

Kapuściński in 1997 Ryszard Kapuściński (; March 4, 1932 – January 23, 2007) was a Polish journalist, photographer, poet and author. He received many awards and was considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature. Kapuściński's personal journals in book form attracted both controversy and admiration for blurring the conventions of reportage with the allegory and magical realism of literature. He was the Communist-era Polish Press Agency's only correspondent in Africa during decolonization, and also worked in South America and Asia. Between 1956 and 1981 he reported on 27 revolutions and coups, until he was fired because of his support for the pro-democracy Solidarity movement in his native country. He was celebrated by other practitioners of the genre. The acclaimed Italian reportage-writer Tiziano Terzani, Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, and Chilean writer Luis Sepúlveda having accorded him the title "Maestro".

Notable works include ''Jeszcze dzień życia'' (1976; ''Another Day of Life''), about Angola; ''Cesarz'' (1978; ''The Emperor'', 1983), about the downfall of Ethiopian ruler Haile Selassie, also considered to be a satire of Communist Poland; ''Wojna futbolowa'' (1978; ''The Soccer War'', 1991), an account of the 1969 conflict between Honduras and El Salvador, and other stories from the life of the reporter in Africa and Latin America; ''Szachinszach'' (1982; ''Shah of Shahs'', 2006) about the downfall of the last Shah of Persia; ''Imperium'' (1993) an account of his travels through the collapsing Soviet Union; ''Heban'' (1998; ''The Shadow of the Sun'', 2001), the story of his years in Africa, and ''Podróże z Herodotem'' (2004; Travels with Herodotus) in which he travelled in the footsteps of Herodotus. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1984
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (BRAdb)139246)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2001
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Travel Africa....
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1989
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2000
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)203417)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1992
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Travel....
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1995
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Travel Soviet Union....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (ELMdb)143115, (RMCdb)138159)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2008
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Exhibitions....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)390960)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1992
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (IWUdb)207420, (SAIdb)101746)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1986
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2007
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Travel....
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1994
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Journeys Soviet Union....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (NIUdb)1062198)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2008
...Kapuściński, Ryszard. Ten inny. English. Other....
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1990
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (NIUdb)854883)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2008
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Travel....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (RMCdb)288337, (SAIdb)203999)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2001
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Travel Africa....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UICdb)1551623)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2007
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Translations into English....
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2001
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)6821007)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2008
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Interviews....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)6011563)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 2000
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Journeys Africa....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)4584531)
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by Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Published 1993
Subjects: '; ...Kapuściński, Ryszard Travel Soviet Union....
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)4718144)
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