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News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars.

Paris in the 1920s] Weber, Ronald.

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ISBN 10: 1566636760 / ISBN 13: 9781566636766
Published by Ivan R. Dee, Chicago, 2006
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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

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Title: News of Paris: American Journalists in the ...

Publisher: Ivan R. Dee, Chicago

Publication Date: 2006

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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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 Emeritus Professor of American Studies, University of Notre Dame. He is the award-winning author of The Lisbon Route: Entry and Escape in Nazi Europe, News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Lights Between the Wars, Hired Pens: Professional Writers in American's Golden Age of Print, and Hemingway's Art of Nonfiction, as well as the novels Troubleshooter and Company Spook, among many others. His short fiction and articles have been broadly published in literary magazines and reviews. Riverwatcher is the third novel in the series.

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