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New York: Simon and Schuster, c1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm. 317,  pages. Red dot on bottom edge. Robert Sam Anson (born 1945) is an American journalist and author. He has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1995. He is the author of six nonfiction books, including Gone Crazy and Back Again: The Rise and Fall of the Rolling Stone Generation, about Jann Wenner and his magazine. Anson covered the Vietnam War for Time, beginning in 1969. He spent six months covering the buildup to the war in Cambodia. On August 3, 1970, he was taken prisoner by North Vietnamese troop and held by the North Vietnamese and the Khmer Rouge as a prisoner of war. He avoided execution after convincing his captors that he was a journalist. Anson wrote of his experience in War News: A Young Reporter in Indochina. Anson has also contributed to Esquire, Life, and Mademoiselle. His 1981 Esquire cover story on Doug Kenney, "The Life and Death of a Comic Genius," was the first major print remembrance of the National Lampoon humorist.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987. 1st Touchstone Edition. 1st Paperback Printing. 502, wraps, illus., map, notes, select bibliography, note on sources, chronology, index, covers somewhat worn and soiled A book about the Communist revolution imposed on Cambodia by the Khmer Rouge and the destruction that followed. This book is a winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award.
San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, , 479,  pages. Maps. Cast of Characters. Chronology of Events. Notes. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Black mark on top edge. Nayan Chanda (born 1946 in India) is the founder and editor-in-chief of YaleGlobal Online, an online magazine that publishes articles about globalization. The magazine launched in 2001. Control of the magazine was transferred in 2013 from the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization to the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale. He had served as a correspondent and editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review and has co-authored numerous books on Southeast Asian affairs and globalization. He is best known for his 1986 book Brother Enemy: The War After the War, which details the events leading up to the outbreak of the Cambodian–Vietnamese War (also known as the "Third Indochina War") in the context of the Cold War that had divided the world. He was a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Washington, DC: Brassey's, 1990. First Printing. 23 cm, 124, wraps, footnotes Examines the political, economic, social, and intellectual trends in China.Assesses the prospects for reform and democratization in China, and recommends policies that could promote stability in East Asia and an improvement in U.S.-China relations.