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Mark Bowden


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in St. Louis, MO, The United States
July 17, 1951

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Mark Robert Bowden (born July 17, 1951) is an American writer who is currently a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and a 1973 graduate of Loyola College in Maryland, Bowden was a staff writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1979-2003, and has won numerous awards. He has written for Men's Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, Sports Illustrated, and Rolling Stone over the years, and as a result of his book, Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War, Bowden's received international recognition. The book has been made into a 2001 movie, and was directed by Ridley Scott. He currently lives in Oxford, Pennsylvania.

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From Black Hawk Down to his new book on the Vietnam War, Bowden is known for his insightful writing about conflicts. Here is his recommended...
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“It's what you do right now that makes a difference.”
Mark Bowden

“These problems have been here so long that the only way I’ve been able to function at all is by learning to ignore them. Else I would be in a constant state of panic, unable to think or act constructively.”
Mark Bowden, Worm: The First Digital World War

“No one gets left behind, you know that.”
Mark Bowden, Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War

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