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Hitch-22: Hitchens, Christopher: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Hitch-22
Hitch-22
Publisher : Atlantic Books
Published Date : 2010/12
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781843549222

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Table of Contents
 
Foreword                                           xiii
Prologue with Premonitions                         1   (8)
    Yvonne                                         9   (23)
    The Commander                                  32  (15)
    Fragments from an Education                    47  (16)
    Cambridge                                      63  (20)
    The Sixties: Revolution in the Revolution      83  (10)
    Chris or Christopher?                          93  (17)
    Havana versus Prague                           110 (17)
    The Fenton Factor                              127 (27)
    Martin                                         154 (25)
    Portugal to Poland                             179 (25)
    A Second Identity: On Becoming an (Anglo)      204 (35)
    American
    Changing Places                                239 (22)
    Salman                                         261 (20)
    Mesopotamia from Both Sides                    281 (49)
    Something of Myself                            330 (23)
    Thinking Thrice about the Jewish Question...   353 (32)
    Edward Said in Light and Shade (and Saul)      385 (17)
    Decline, Mutation, or Metamorphosis?           402 (21)
Acknowledgments                                    423 (2)
Index                                              425
 

In this long-awaited and candid memoir, Hitchens re-traces the footsteps of his life to date, from his childhood in Portsmouth, with his adoring, tragic mother and reserved Naval officer father; to his life in Washington DC, the base from which from he would launch fierce attacks on tyranny of all kinds. Along the way, he recalls the girls, boys and booze; the friendships and the feuds; the grand struggles and lost causes; and the mistakes and misgivings that have characterised his life. Hitch-22 is, by turns, moving and funny, charming and infuriating, enraging and inspiring. It is an indispensable companion to the life and thought of our pre-eminent political writer.