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"...At once heart-pounding and complex, personal and expansive, this book is full of guns and dust and fast cars, but also something key to great war reporting: heart."
―Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst
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Jeffrey's Story

Jeffrey E. Stern is an award-winning journalist and the author of four books, including The 15:17 to Paris, which was adapted as a major motion picture by Clint Eastwood and Warner Brothers, and The Last Thousand: One School’s Promise in a Nation at War, an honorable mention for best book of the year by Library Journal. He has been named a graduate fellow at the Stanford Center for International Conflict and Negotiation and a grantee of the Pulitzer Center Fellow for Crisis Reporting. Stern’s reporting has appeared in magazines such as The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, and The Atlantic.


Stern has appeared on PBS NewsHour, The Lead with Jake Tapper on CNN, NPR’s Morning Edition, and MSNBC's Morning Joe. He has received the Overseas Press Club award for best human rights reporting in any medium, the Amnesty International award for foreign reporting, and was part of The New York Times team that won the 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award in international journalism for coverage of the war in Yemen. He is a founding board member of The 30 Birds Foundation and The Bamyan Foundation.



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