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The Economist book of obituaries

Keith Colquhoun

The Economist book of obituaries

by Keith Colquhoun

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Published by Bloomberg Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- 20th century,
  • Obituaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesEconomist (London, England : 1843)
    StatementKeith Colquhoun and Ann Wroe.
    ContributionsWroe, Ann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT120 .C644 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22551902M
    ISBN 109781576603260
    LC Control Number2008040987

    The Economist Library. Bagehot - The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian. The Economist Style Guide - 12th edition. The Economist: Cover Story. Guide to Financial Management by John Tennent (Third Edition) Uncommon Knowledge by Tom Standage. Seriously Curious by Tom Standage. Pocket World In Figures Talk on the Wild Side. is the leading provider of online obituaries for the newspaper industry. enhances online obituaries with Guest Books, funeral home information, and florist links.

    Ann Wroe is the Obituaries Editor of The Economist. After taking a first-class degree in History and a doctorate in medieval history (Oxford, ) she worked at the BBC World Service, covering French and Italian politics. She joined The Economist in to cover American politics, and has held the posts of Books and Arts [ ].   Robert L. Heilbroner, an economist and writer of lively and provocative books that inspired generations of students with the drama of how the world earns, or fails to earn, its living -- books.

      Alan Krueger, a former White House chief economic advisor, wrote his final book, "Rockonomics" (due out June 4), about the music industry. Economist Alan Krueger Leaves Behind Final Book on the. To locate an obituary or Guest Book, begin at our homepage, Notice the “Search Obituaries” box in the upper-right corner of the screen. Type in the deceased’s first and last.


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Ann Wroe is obituaries and briefings editor of “ The Economist,” having previously been books and arts editor, and American editor. She is also the author of several highly acclaimed biographies, including “Pontius Pilate,” “The Perfect Prince,” and, most recently, “Being Shelley.”/5(12).

This collection of obituaries tells the life stories of two hundred of the world's most captivating people as judged by writers Ann Wroe and Keith Colquhoun and as published in The Economist from to Each stylishly written story and accompanying photograph surprises, entertains, and stimulates/5.

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The Economist book of obituaries. [Keith Colquhoun; Ann Wroe;] -- A selection of the two hundred best obituaries that have appeared in "The Economist" since the first one was published in It includes Jean Bedel Bokassa and Pope Jean Paul II, Pamela Harriman. What was really revealing about "The Economist Book of Obituaries" was how lacking we are in the specifics of our most recent history.

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She joined The Economist in to cover American politics, and has been Books and Arts Editor (), American Editor () and is currently Special Reports and Obituaries Editor.

She is also the author of several highly acclaimed books: Being Shelley, Pilate and Perkin. The Economist Book of Obituaries (Economist Books) Hardcover – Illustrated, 2 Oct by Ann Wroe (Author), Keith Colquhoun (Author)/5(13).

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"A collection of more than two hundred obituaries published in The Economist since the column was introduced in Editors Keith Colquhoun and Ann Wroe wrote each of the highly acclaimed obituaries for the column.

Profile Books Limited, - Electronic book - pages 9 Reviews This is a selection of the two hundred best obituaries that have appeared in The Economist since the first one was published in The obituaries that appear in The Economist are remarkable because of the unpredictable selection of people to be written about, the surprising /5(9).

Obituary from The Economist. You've seen the news, now discover the story. Written by Keith Colquhoun, a novelist, and Ann Wroe, a biographer, the obituaries are marvels of well-constructed and effective sentences. While each obit clearly has a decided perspective on the deceased person, it also judiciously lays out all the facts and sides to a personality.

"The Economist Book of Obituaries"is a collection of obituaries that the paper published between and The length is fixed about 1, words. There is no template for the subjects.

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