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John Martinkus John Martinkus i(A66181 works by)
Gender: Male
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y separately published work icon Lost Copy: The Endless Wars Iraq and Afghanistan North Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2017 11665836 2017 single work autobiography

'“We, his friends, never knew if it was suicide or not but the reality was Tor [Norwegian journalist Torgeir Norling], who had shared so many dangers, hardships and fear, with us was gone. Tor was a journalist’s journalist. I had covered East Timor with him in the late nineties. Like me he had gone on to cover Iraq, Afghanistan, Aceh, Sri Lanka and Burma. The conflicts that dominated our generation of journalists. There were not many of us doing that over and over again ...”

'The working title of this memoir by celebrated Australian war correspondent John Martinkus was Endless Jihad; the future of these recent wars stretches far beyond sight. We know they will bear hard on us and on generations to come, but attention wanders and fresh copy from the battlefront is too often “lost” ...' (Publication summary)

2018 longlisted Walkley Award Best Non-Fiction Book
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