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"I have my own medicine against loneliness reaching the degree of despair: I read. I read as one swims to shore—when reading anything, I am not there, and therefore not alone; I am somewhere else, in the book, with those people. Probably the reason I read mainly novels; I join other lives. " - Martha Gellhorn

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Quote Of The Day: June 11, 2014

Quote Of The Day: June 11, 2014 - Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival. — Martha Gellhorn, “Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir” (1978) by Martha Gellhorn

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Martha Gellhorn ... Novelist, essayist, journalist, war correspondent. One of my role models.

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from Mail Online

The ferocious journalist who gave as good she got: How Martha Gellhorn was Hemingway's toughest contender

Martha Gellhorn (with Ernest Hemingway) - both huge writers in their own right.

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Martha Ellis Gellhorn (8 November 1908 – 15 February 1998) was an American novelist, travel writer and journalist, considered by The London Daily Telegraph, among others, to be one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century.

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capa gellhorn hemingway wedding photos life magazine - Google Search

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