From Village Boy to Global Citizen (Volume 1): The Journey of a Journalist is the first of an autobiographical trilogy that tells the story of a rustic lad born and raised in the southern tip of the British colony of Ceylon (now independent Sri Lanka) but left his country at the age of 26 on a geographical aconquesta of the world that turned him metaphorically into a global citizen. Starting his professional career as a journalist for the Daily News, Ceylonas premier English-language daily, he became a journalism teacher at the age of 32, when he received a doctorate in mass communication. However, he continued practicing journalism as a free-lancer throughout his teaching career in Malaysia, Australia and the United States. Volume 1 unfolds the transition of the authoras life from a village kid to a global journalist and educator. It dramatizes the obstacles he had to overcome, as well as the support he received from his benefactors, in the transition.The Journey of a Journalist SHELTON A. GUNARATNE ... My mother receives special recognition in the epilog of part 1. l have excluded living people from this category, lest I might offend some people, who ... They were among the behind- scene actors whose support engendered the dramatic explication of several essays.
|Title||:||From Village Boy to Global Citizen (Volume 1): The Life Journey of a Journalist|
|Author||:||SHELTON A. GUNARATNE|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2012-09-10|