Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir

Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir

Martha Gellhorn


"Martha Gellhorn was once so fearless in a male means, and but completely in a position to making males melt," writes New Yorker literary editor invoice Buford. As a journalist, Gellhorn coated each army clash from the Spanish Civil battle to Vietnam and Nicaragua. She additionally bewitched Eleanor Roosevelt's mystery love and enraptured Ernest Hemingway along with her braveness as they dodged shell fireplace together.

Hemingway is, after all, the unnamed "other" within the identify of this tart memoir, first released in 1979, during which Gellhorn describes her globe-spanning adventures, either followed and on my own. With razor-sharp humor and remarkable perception into position and personality, she tells of a stressful week spent between dissidents in Moscow; lengthy days whiled away in a disused water tank with hippies clustered at Eilat at the crimson Sea; and her trips by means of sampan and horse to the internal of China in the course of the Sino-Japanese struggle.

Now together with a foreward via invoice Buford and pictures of Gellhorn with Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Gary Cooper, and others, this re-creation rediscovers the voice of a unprecedented lady and brings again into print an irresistibly interesting classic.

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