It's Ok!i'm from the Daily Mail

Tales of a Foreign Correspondent

By Richard Shears
New Holland Publishing Australia Pty Ltd, Paperback, 9781742572093, 304pp.

Publication Date: September 2012

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Description
As foreign correspondent for London'sDaily Mail, Richard Shears has covered more murders, mysteries and mayhem than are found on a shelf of crime novels He has hunted real-life hobbits in the Indonesian rainforests, played golf with cunning orang-utans and exposed the secrets of discredited British MP John Stonehouse. 'It's OK ' he says, 'I'm from theDaily Mail'as he encounters rebels, renegades, runaways and royals. In more than 40 years working for theMail, he has covered wars in Ireland, Afganistan, Iraq, and East Timor; con men, killers and victims; disappearences and reappearances; mircaculous survivals, animals and so many assignments that were just darned good fun. In this funny, revealing book, written against a background of dramatic changes to the newspaper world, the award winning journalist takes us from his mad early days - including Uncle Charlie and his cider-filled commode - to the time when his blurry photo of a blonde woman explosed Tiger Woods' years of infidelity to the world.



About the Author
Richard Shears has written 30 or so books encompassing fiction, true crime and general non-fiction. His recent non-fiction books include Bloodstain: the Vanishing of Peter Falconio and Wildlife Warrior: the Life of Steve Irwin. He has travelled the world as a journalist.
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