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William Prochnau

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William
Prochnau and Laura Parker write collaborative articles for Vanity Fair. They interviewed 120 passengers of Flight 1549, as well as many first responders and rescuers. Prochnau, a former national correspondent for The , Washington Posthas written three acclaimed books, including Once Upon A Distant War . Parker covered aviation for The Wa shington Postand spent 10 years as a national correspondent at USA Today. They live in Washington, D.C., where Prochnau is a contributing editor

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Once Upon a Distant War
David Halberstam, Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett--Young War Correspondents and Their Early Vietnam Battles
Written by William Prochnau


Format: Trade Paperback, 564 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 27, 1996
Price: $19.00

In Once Upon a Distant War Prochnau vividly brings to life the adventures of a small group of young, audacious, and driven war correspondents who first brought Vietnam to the American popular consciousness.  With the evocative eye of a novelist and the experience of a prize-winning journalist, Prochnau introduces us to men... Read more >

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Miracle on the Hudson
The Extraordinary Real-Life Story Behind Flight 1549, by the Survivors
Written by The Survivors of Flight 1549, William Prochnau and Laura Parker


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $16.00

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Miracle on the Hudson
The Survivors of Flight 1549 Tell Their Extraordinary Stories of Courage, Faith, and Determination
Written by The Survivors of Flight 1549, William Prochnau and Laura Parker


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $11.99

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