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The Sun Never Sets

Travels to the Remaining Outposts of the British Empire

The Sun Never Sets( )
Author: Winchester, Simon
ISBN:978-0-13-875881-3
Publication Date:Apr 1988
Publisher:Prentice Hall Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $8.95
Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Book Weight:0.15 Pounds
Author Biography
Winchester, Simon (Author)
Simon Winchester was born in London, England on September 28, 1944. He read geology at St. Catherine's College, Oxford. After graduation in 1966, he joined a Canadian mining company and worked as field geologist in Uganda. The following year he decided to become a journalist. His first reporting job was for The Journal, Newcastle upon Tyne. In 1969, he joined The Guardian and was named Britain's Journalist of the Year in 1971. He also worked for the Daily Mail and the Sunday Times before becoming a freelancer.

He is the author of numerous books including In Holy Terror, The River at the Center of the World, The Alice Behind Wonderland, The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary, and.Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World. In 2006, he was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to journalism and literature.

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