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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 35.00
For over half a century, Alistair Cooke entertained and informed millions of listeners around the world in his weekly BBC radio program Letter from America . An outstanding observer of the American scene, he became one of the world?s best-loved broadcasters, and a foreigner who helped Americans better understand themselves. Here, in print for the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 17.58
For years legendary broadcaster Alistair Cooke brought America to the rest of the world with incomparable wit and wisdom. This is his now classic and irresistibly readable 'personal history' of America, guiding us through centuries of changing life in the US. Beginning with his own arrival in America as a graduate in the 1930s, Alistair Cooke goes... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 17.58
When Alistair Cooke retired in March 2004 and then died a few weeks later, he was acclaimed by many as one of the greatest broadcasters of all time. His Letters from America, which began in 1946 and continued uninterrupted every week until early 2004, kept the world in touch with what was happening in Cooke's wry, liberal and humane style. This... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 14.38
Alistair Cooke, then a Washington correspondent for the Guardian , recognized a great story to be told in investigating at first hand the effects of the Second World War on America and the daily lives of Americans as they adjusted to radically new circumstances. Within weeks of the Pearl Harbor attack, Cooke set off with a reporter?s zeal on a circuit... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 14.38
Alistair Cooke's Six Men is a highly personal account of six remarkable men who made a deep impression on twentieth century history. During his extraordinary broadcasting career of over sixty years Alistair Cooke encountered many legendary figures, in the varied worlds of journalism, politics, public life, sport and entertainment. Here are... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 20.78
Alistair Cooke was the greatest of all twentieth century reporters of life in America to the rest of the world. Published to celebrate the centenary of his birth, this book presents the cream of his writings on the events that shaped modern American history, from the end of the Second World War through to the assassination of John Kennedy and of Bobby... more...
- Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.95
First published in 1973, this follow-up to Alistair Cooke?s acclaimed 1972 television documentary series America: A Personal History of the United States has sold almost two million copies. From the nation?s discovery to modern times; from the American revolutionaries to the pioneers who forged westward; from the slaves who fled north to the immigrants... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Deploring the current fashion for psycho-biographies, not to mention porno-biographies, of the famous, Alistair Cooke offers celebrations of people he has met during his sixty years of journalism, people he calls the Great or the Good, people who, he believes, have left the world a better or more interesting place. more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Masterful essays by one of the most distinctive voices in broadcast journalism In his Letter from America reports for the BBC and as the host of PBS?s Masterpiece Theatre , Alistair Cooke addressed millions of people all over the world every week. The fourteen essays collected here, each of which was first delivered as a speech, showcase the... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
The definitive survey of Alistair Cooke?s brilliant career as a newspaperman Few journalists have covered the American scene as thoroughly as Alistair Cooke did. In addition to presenting the Sunday-night Letter from America broadcasts for the BBC, Cooke was the Guardian ?s chief US correspondent for more than a quarter century, filing daily... more...