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Oct 04, 2011
| ISBN 9780451232847
Nov 02, 2010
| ISBN 9781101466117
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Oct 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780451232847
Nov 02, 2010 | ISBN 9781101466117
From top CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien comes a highly personal look at her biggest reporting moments from Hurricane Katrina, the tsunami in Southeast Asia, the devastating Haiti earthquake, and to the historic 2008 U.S. elections and high profile interviews with everyday Americans. Drawing on her own unique background as well as her experiences at the front lines of the most provocative issues in today’s society, and from her work on the acclaimed documentaries Black in America and Latino in America, O’Brien offers her candid, clear-eyed take on where we are as a country and where we’re going.
What emerges is both an inspiring message of hope and a glimpse into the heart and soul of one of America’s most straight-talking reporters.
Soledad O’Brien is a broadcast journalist and the host of Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien. She is a former CNN… More about Soledad O’Brien
“The Next Big Story is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at reporting and an intimate account of Soledad O’Brien’s personal journey. It’s a terrific read that is both inspiring and thought-provoking.” -Anderson Cooper “Soledad is a living example of achieving the American dream. Because a door opened to her family, she has been able to accomplish so many things. Her life story shows that opportunity can create success…and success can create a sense of responsibility that can create opportunities for others. Soledad has paid it forward, cares deeply about the disenfranchised, and brings her unique personal experience to whatever story she may be covering.” -Katie Couric “A moving memoir which does justice to the effervescent spirit and unbridled intellectual curiosity of a truly empathetic soul my faithful readers already know just might be the brightest person I’ve had the privilege of interviewing.” -Kam Williams
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