A Life in Print: Selections from the work of a reporter, columnist and editor
James P. GannonISBN: 0976452804;
Veteran journalist James P. Gannon brings together his finest work from a 40-year career as writer and editor in A Life in Print, a collection of essays and columns that reads like a personal diary of a remarkable autobiographical journey. Gannon, an award-winning journalist with a gift for graceful writing, wrote for The Wall Street Journal and was editor of The Des Moines Register and Washington Bureau Chief for The Detroit News. A Life in Print ranges in subject matter from Gannon?s boyhood in Minneapolis through his years covering economics, politics, and presidents in Washington, D.C. Along the way there are personal triumphs, including Pulitzer Prizes won by The Des Moines Register while he was editor, and tragedies, including the death of his 2-year-old son, which give this book its poignant sense of a life fully lived. Though most of Gannon?s writing as a journalist involved covering business, politics, and national issues, the emphasis in this...
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