Skip to comments.Report: Italian Writer Oriana Fallaci Dies
Posted on 09/15/2006 5:31:16 AM PDT by kabar
ROME -- Veteran journalist and writer Oriana Fallaci, a former war correspondent best known for her abrasive interviews and provocative stances, has died, Italian news reports said Friday. She was 76.
Fallaci, who had been diagnosed with cancer years ago, died in a Florence hospital, the Italian agencies ANSA and Apcom said. The reports said that she had been hospitalized for days.
Fallaci, a former Resistance fighter and war corespondent who was hardly seen in public, had lived in New York for years.
Her recent publications _ including the best-selling book "The Rage and The Pride," which came out weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001 _ drew accusations of inciting hatred against Muslims.
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Ave Maria, piena di grazia,
il Signore è con te.
Tu sei benedetta fra le donne
e benedetto è il frutto del tuo seno, Gesú.
Santa Maria, Madre di Dio,
prega per noi peccatori,
adesso e nell'ora della nostra morte.
Goodbye Oriana, and thank you.
Although I do not know much about her personally, from what I have read since September 11th, this was a woman of conviction and a great writer. I read her book, the Rage and the Pride, shortly after the September 11th attacks and was taken aback to see somebody tackle Islam the way that she had in this book. It should have been a big wake-up call to Europe. Too bad they wasted the last years of her life prosecuting her for hate crimes.
I liked her, but who didn't among reasonable people?
Great author! Oddly, I am currently reading "The Force of Reason".
No more harassement suits from Islamics!
RIP, Ms. Fallaci.
You fought the good fight since 9-11-01.
May she truly rest in peace. She fought Nazis, Brown Shirts, Communists and she tried to warn us ALL about Islamo-fascism............
Time to crack open a bottle.
Rest in peace.
Was just considering purchasing one of her books - she seems to tell it like it is.
Does it measure up to the Rage? I just reserved Reason from my library. Hopefully will be reading it next week.
I hope she found religion before she passed...
Truly, one of the few sensible voices in journalism.
She was one tough brave lady, and she'll be missed.
Load of crap. [/shaking my head in disgust]
May God rest the soul of a very brave woman.
Godspeed Oriana. You were one of the greats.
"No one may sleep".... not sure what the "Turandot" reference has to do with this?
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