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Pauline Frederick Reporting

A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War

by MARILYN S. GREENWALD

<p><i>Pauline Frederick Reporting</i> is the biography of the life and career of the first woman to become a network news correspondent. After no less an authority than Edward R. Murrow told her there was no place for her in broadcasting, ...

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People of the Books

How Religious Books Explain American Faith

by Clayton Carlson

ISBN: 9780062236289

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Pioneer Printer

Samuel Bangs in Mexico and Texas

by Lota M. Spell

Samuel Bangs, the first printer in the territory that is now Texas, once owed his life to his printing press. One of the few survivors of the Mina Expedition to Mexico in 1817, Bangs wrote to Servando de Mier, "I had the good fortune, through ...

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Plain Secrets

An Outsider among the Amish

by Joe Mackall

<p>Joe Mackall has lived surrounded by the Swartzentruber Amish community of Ashland County, Ohio, for over sixteen years. They are the most traditional and insular of all the Amish sects: the Swartzentrubers live without gas, electricity, or ...

ISBN: 9780807010617

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Playing Out in the Wireless Days

by Michael Glover

<p>In this poignant sequel to Headlong into Pennilessness, Sheffield-born Michael Glover, poet and art critic, re-visits the scenes of his childhood and teenage years in and around Fir Vale.<br/>He remembers the death of the Sunbeam Cinema, and ...

ISBN: 9781370121830

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Power, Privilege and the Post

The Katharine Graham Story

by Carol Felsenthal

<p>Katharine Graham's story has all the elements of the phoenix rising from the ashes, and in Carol Felsenthal's unauthorized biography, Power, Privilege, and the Post, Graham's personal tragedies and triumphs are revealed. The homely and ...

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Private Thoughts

From His Diary in World War II

by Lawrence E. Davies

In 1941 as war with Japan appeared more and more likely, The New York Times opened its first bureau west of the Mississippi in San Francisco. It would be Lawrence E Davies’ office’ for 29 years in what many of his peers considered the best ...

ISBN: 9780692473504

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Publisher for the Masses, Emanuel Haldeman-Julius

by R. Alton Lee

<p>His admirers called him the “Barnum of Books” and the “Voltaire of Kansas” because of his ability to bring culture and education to the people.</p> <p>R. Alton Lee brings to life Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1889–1951), a ...

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Radio Okapi Kindu

The Station That Helped Bring Peace to the Congo

by Jennifer Bakody

When Jennifer Bakody steps off the plane in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2004, she walks right into the hardest and most inspiring job an idealistic young journalist from Nova Scotia could ever imagine. Six years of war involving ...

ISBN: 9781483597669

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Rattlesnake Dreams: An American Warrior's Story

by Dean Metcalf

<p>RATTLESNAKE DREAMS is my memoir. It begins in the Vietnamese village of Tho An, in April 1966, which my company of Marines is burning. I was guarding a group of women and children, and one old man. One child, a baby boy, is screaming louder ...

ISBN: 9781301084937

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Rebecca West

A Modern Sibyl

by Carl Rollyson

What is new in this second edition of Carl Rollyson's standard biography? It begins with a portrait that attempts to evoke the living person in all her dimensions. It concludes with an interview with one of her favorite secretaries, Elizabeth ...

ISBN: 9780595608775

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Report from the Abyss

by Karl R. De Mesa

Noted horror and gothic writer Karl De Mesa shows off his other chops in this collection of creative non-fiction, a compilation of various essays from 1998 to 2011, over the course of his writing for magazines, newspapers, and other print ...

ISBN: 9786210100266

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Robert Louis Stevenson

a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial

by Alexander H. Japp

<p>Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) may have traveled more than the characters in some of his critically acclaimed and world renowned novels. Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and traveling writer who wore classics like Kidnapped and ...

ISBN: 9781508013273

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Rosset

My Life in Publishing and How I Fought Censorship

by Barney Rosset

<p>Genet…Beckett…Burroughs…Miller…Ionesco, Oe, Duras. Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. Hubert Selby Jr. and John Rechy. The legendary film <i>I Am Curious (Yellow)</i>. The books that assaulted the fort of propriety that was the United States in ...

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Rules for Others to Live By

Comments and Self-Contradictions

by Richard Greenberg

<p>**“Richard Greenberg turns life upside down and sideways. Read­ing the provocative *Rules for Others to Live By *is like having dinner with a friend whose point of view shakes up and invari­ably runs counter to conventional thinking. He’s a ...

ISBN: 9780399576546

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Rupert Murdoch

An investigation of political power

by David McKnight

<p>'A study of dangerous media abuse of power and of abject government weakness in regard to it. This is a disturbing book.' - <em>From the foreword by Robert Manne</em></p> <p>Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is the most powerful media ...

ISBN: 9781742695822

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Santa Rosa California Green Van

by Penelope Chee

<p>My parents found a giant San Francisco tour van for sale. The inside had seats for a dozen people touring San Francisco each day. They bought the van so my dad could rest. He had lung cancer. Mom helped my father take out the seats to create ...

ISBN: 9781301801756

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Sasha, pour one more!

With love and vodka through 25 years in Ukraine

by Brigitte Schulze

<p>It was a balancing act between two worlds, the safe, secure life in Germany on the one hand and the magical attraction of a foreign country on the other. With time, for the German journalist and author, Brigitte Schulze, Ukraine became a ...

ISBN: 9780999502419

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Sayonara Singapura

by Parapuram Joseph John

I WAS IN CHARGE of a morning newspaper in Singapore, sleepily okaying Page One when 17 Japanese Zero bombers shattered the night.It was December 8, 1941, and Japan was now at war with Britain. Almost simultaneously she crippled the American ...

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Sayonara Singapura

by Parapuram Joseph John

I was editor of The Malaya Tribune, a daily newspaper in Singapore, sleepily okaying Page One when 17 Japanese Zero bombers shattered the night. It was December 8, 1941. Having been fed daily stories full of optimism from London, we in Singapore

ISBN: 9789814625364

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