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eBook The Only House Left Standing: The Middle East Journals of Tom Hurndall download ISBN: 1904563511
Author: Robert Fisk,Tom Hurndall
Publisher: TROLLEY BOOKS (May 14, 2012)
Language: English
Pages: 224
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Category: Art and Photo
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Tom Hurndall was a young British photojournalist, who was fatally wounded in Gaza in April 2003. His photographs and diary from his Middle East trip form the basis of this book. Robert Fisk is a highly acclaimed British war correspondent and writer based in Beirut

Tom Hurndall was a young British photojournalist, who was fatally wounded in Gaza in April 2003. Robert Fisk is a highly acclaimed British war correspondent and writer based in Beirut. He has published a number of books and has reported on the United States war in Afghanistan and the same country's 2003 invasion of Iraq. Fisk holds more British and International Journalism awards than any other foreign correspondent.

We follow Tom Hurndall's, a 21-year-old British photojournali. Absolutely heartbreaking! This is a book of photos of Tom Hurndall a young man from England who went to Jordan to help and photograph displaced refugees in a camp. From there he decided to go on to Gaza, Palestine where he photographed the daily lives of Gazans under occupation from israel. One day he came across a group of children playing on a mound of dirt being shot at by an israeli sniper. All the children ran in fear but 3 small kids were so scared they froze to the spot and no amount of Absolutely heartbreaking!

Tom Hurndall was 21 years old when he was shot in the head as he carried a Palestinian child out of the range of an. .

Tom Hurndall was 21 years old when he was shot in the head as he carried a Palestinian child out of the range of an Israeli army sniper. A few months later the British student of photojournalism was dead. HurndalPs photos and writings have a scratchy, authentic feel - a sniff of the real, whether focusing on Palestinian homes being bulldozed or a trip to a bowling alley.

The book follows Tom’s life and thoughts in the final weeks leading up to the shooting. It is realised through collaboration with the Hurndall family on the eighth anniversary of that fateful day recent Channel 4 film-documentary ‘The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall’.

Tom Hurndall had stayed in Rafah. He was only 21 when – in his mother's words – he lost his life through a single, selfless, human act. "Tom was shot in the head as he carried a single Palestinian child out of the range of an Israeli army sniper. He was a brave man who stood alone and showed more courage than most of us have dreamed of. Forget tree huggers. Hurndall was one good man and true. The Only House Left Standing: The Middle East Journals of Tom Hurndall' is published by Trolley Books (£24.

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The unfolding events in the run up to the Iraq war had given Tom Hurndall, a 21-year-old British photojournalist, an increased curiosity and desire to journey to the Middle East. In February 2003, initially as an observer alongside the Human Shields, he left with a passion to make a difference, to record and photograph the truth for himself. Innovative Logistics Llc. Book Format.

Tom Hurndall Memorial lecture 22nd April in Manchester MU. Incredibly it will be the 10th anniversary of Tom's shooting on 11th April 2013 . Details to follow of event around Tom's book, his diaries and images published by Trolley as 'The Only House Left Standing'. Peace activist and aspiring photojournalist Tom Hurndall died in 2004, aged 22, after being shot by an Israeli soldier. His words and images bear witness to events he saw while living in Iraq, Jordan and the Gaza Strip.

Only House Left Standing: The Middle East Journals of Tom Hurndall, which is published by Trolley Books this week.

It is difficult, then, to look dispassionately at the photographs in The Only House Left Standing: The Middle East Journals of Tom Hurndall, which is published by Trolley Books this week. They are a mixture of reportage and citizen journalism of the most intense kind; a visual record of struggle and conflict left by someone who comes across as extraordinarily committed and fearless. By April 2003, he had arrived in Israel and, as the veteran Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk writes in his foreword, was heading "inexorably towards Gaza where he was confronted by the massive tragedy of the Palestinians".

The unfolding events in the run up to the Iraq war had given Tom Hurndall, a 21-year-old British photojournalist, an increased curiosity and desire to journey to the Middle East. In February 2003, initially as an observer alongside the Human Shields, he left with a passion to make a difference, to record and photograph the truth for himself.We follow his journey first from Baghdad, then to Amman and the Al-Rweished refugee camp in Jordan, and finally on to the town of Rafah in Gaza close to the Egyptian border, where US peaceworker Rachel Corrie had been killed just weeks previously.On April 11th, unarmed and wearing an internationally recognizable orange peacekeeper jacket, he was shot in the head by an IDF sniper while carrying Palestinian children to safety. He died nine months later in a London hospital.The book follows Tom's life and thoughts in the final weeks leading up to the shooting. Motivated by a sense of injustice and striving to remain objective we are drawn into his increasingly serious photographs and words, through extracts from his diary, emails and poems.It is realised through collaboration with the Hurndall family on the eighth anniversary of that fateful day, and follows the 2008 BAFTA nominated Channel 4 film 'The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall'."