Title: News of Paris: American Journalists in the ...
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee, Chicago
Publication Date: 2006
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine Bright unclipped dust jacket. Following the First World War, Paris became the "centre of American journalism in Europe" providing writing jobs for many aspiring novelists and story writers. News of Paris concentrates on the lives and works of important writers like Ernest Hemingway, James Thurber, Henry Miller, Elliot Paul, William Shirer, Janet Flanner and Eric Sevareid. Bookseller Inventory # 25711
Synopsis: A bumptious narrative history of American newspapermen in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, a time when serious journalism still went hand in hand with relative poverty, good times, and a carefree spirit cultivated by eccentric personalities. An absorbing and delightful book.
About the Author: Ronald Weber is professor emeritus of American studies at the University of Notre Dame. He has also written America in Change, The Literature of Fact, and Hired Pens. He lives in Valparaiso, Indiana.
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