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Virginia Cowles

Virginia Cowles is a journalist and a biographer. In the 1930s, she moved to London, where she became a correspondent for the Hearst papers. Her work took her to Spain during their Civil War, to Prague to see the fall of Czechoslovakia, to Moscow, Italy and Paris just before the Nazis took the city, and to London during the Battle of Britain. Her bestselling book, Looking for Trouble , gives a human interest and first-hand account of events in Europe during those tumultuous years.