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Saved: A War Reporter's Mission to Make It Home

Saved: A War Reporter's Mission to Make It Home

Current price: $32.00
Publication Date: March 14th, 2023
Publisher:
Harper
ISBN:
9780063309661
Pages:
288
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AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"An affecting, singular story...a bracing tale of life on the edge of death." —Kirkus Reviews

When veteran war reporter Benjamin Hall woke up in Kyiv on the morning of March 14, 2022, he had no idea that, within hours, Russian bombs would nearly end his life. As a journalist for Fox News, Hall had worked in dangerous war zones like Syria and Afghanistan, but with three young daughters at home, life on the edge was supposed to be a thing of the past. Yet when Russia viciously attacked Ukraine in February 2022, Hall quickly volunteered to go. A few weeks later, while on assignment, Hall and his crew were blown up in a Russian strike. With Hall himself gravely injured and stuck in Kyiv, it was unclear if he would make it out alive.

This is the story of how he survived—a story that continues to this day. For the first time, Hall shares his experience in full—from his ground-level view of the war to his dramatic rescue to his arduous, and ongoing, recovery. Going inside the events that have permanently transformed him, Hall recalls his time at the front lines of our world’s conflicts, exploring how his struggle to step away from war reporting led him back one perilous last time. Featuring nail-biting accounts from the many people across multiple countries who banded together to get him to safety, Hall offers a stunning look at complex teamwork and heartfelt perseverance that turned his life into a mission.

Through it all, Hall’s spirit has remained undaunted, buoyed by that remarkable corps of people from around the world whose collective determination ensured his survival. Evocative, harrowing, and deeply moving, Saved is a powerful memoir of family and friends, of life and healing, and of how to respond when you are tested in ways you never thought possible.

Benjamin Hall’s memoir includes a 16-page color photo insert.

About the Author

BENJAMIN HALL joined Fox News Channel in 2015. A longtime war correspondent who has covered conflicts around the world, he has written for the New York Times, the Sunday Times, the BBC, the Times (London), Agence France Presse, the Independent, and Esquire. He lives with his wife and three daughters in London.

Praise for Saved: A War Reporter's Mission to Make It Home

"An affecting, singular story . . . a bracing tale of life on the edge of death." Kirkus Reviews

"Powerful." — People