Hitch-22

Hitch-22 : A Memoir

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Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U.S. war against Islamic extremism in Iraq. He has been both a foreign correspondent in some of the world's most dangerous places and a legendary bon vivant with an unquenchable thirst for alcohol and literature. He is a fervent atheist, raised as a Christian, by a mother whose Jewish heritage was not revealed to him until her suicide. In other words, Christopher Hitchens contains multitudes. He sees all sides of an argument. And he believes the personal is political. This is the story of his life, lived large.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 434 pages
  • 132 x 203 x 33mm | 408g
  • Warner Books Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 044654034X
  • 9780446540346
  • 29,043

Review Text

Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States...
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Review quote

"In this frank, often wickedly funny account, Hitchens traces his evolution as a fiercely independent thinker and enemy of people who are convinced of their absolute certainty ... Revealing and riveting."--Kirkus Review
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About Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, Slate, and the Atlantic, and the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and George Orwell. He also wrote the international bestsellers god Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, Hitch-22: A Memoir, and Arguably. He died in December 2011.
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