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Into Danger By Kate Adie

Into Danger
by Kate Adie

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Bestselling author and the most famous woman in a flak jacket Kate Adie sets out on a fascinating journey to discover just who is attracted to living dangerously -- and why.
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Into Danger Summary

Into Danger by Kate Adie

Ever since her days as a reporter on the front line in Iraq, Kate Adie has earned her reputation as one of the most intrepid women of her day. Throughout her career she has regularly reported from the world's most dangerous war zones -- often placing her own life at serious risk. It has given her a curiosity about the people who are attracted to danger. Why when so many are fearful of anything beyond their daily routine, are others drawn towards situations, or professions which put them in regular peril of their lives? It has proved a fascinating quest that has taken her to the four corners of the globe in pursuit of an answer. She has met those who choose a career in danger, like stuntpeople, landmine exploders, and even a 'snake man' who -- aged 96 - has been bitten countless times by poisonous snakes to find venom for vaccines. She has questioned those whose actions put them in danger, like Sir Richard Leakey whose determination to speak out in Kenya nearly cost him his life, as well as criminals and prostitutes who risk all for money.And of course there are those who -- through no choice of their own -- have been put in danger, such as Saddam Hussein's food taster -- not his career of choice. With Kate's insight, wit, and gift for illumination, this is a compelling read.

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Into Danger Reviews

'A great theme, reported with skill and personal insight' -- The Times 20080913

About Kate Adie

Kate Adie is a winner of the Royal Television Society's coveted 'Reporter of the Year' award.She presents the BBC's From Our Own Correspondent programme. She was awarded the OBE in 1993. She is the author of three bestselling books.

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Into Danger by Kate Adie
Kate Adie
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Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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