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The best American newspaper narratives of 2012

Author: George Getschow; Eli Saslow; Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism.
Publisher: Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, 2014.
Series: Mayborn best American newspaper narrative series, no. 1.
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"This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2012 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, which is hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North Texas. The contest honors exemplary narrative work and encourages narrative nonfiction storytelling at newspapers across the United States. First place winner: Eli  Read more...
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Best American newspaper narratives of 2012.
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, 2014
(DLC) 2014006266
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Getschow; Eli Saslow; Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism.
ISBN: 9781574415599 157441559X 1574415492 9781574415490
OCLC Number: 881137533
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Life of a salesman / Eli Saslow (Washington Post) --
Never let go / Kelley Benham (Tampa Bay Times) --
Breaking free / Anne Hull (Washington Post) --
Snowfall: the avalanche at Tunnel Creek / John Branch (New York Times) --
Donna's diner: in the hard fall of a favorite son, a reminder of a city's scars, Part 4 of a five-part series / Dan Barry (New York Times) --
The nation's poet / Rosalind Bentley (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) --
I boy / Mark Johnson (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) --
Young Houstonians go from homelessness to college / Monica Rhor (Houston Chronicle) --
The girl who took down the gang / Louis Hansen (Virginian-Pilot) --
Soldiers recount 60-second attack that left them reflecting on life and death / Martin Kuz (Stars and Stripes) --
Judges' biographies.
Series Title: Mayborn best American newspaper narrative series, no. 1.
Responsibility: edited by George Getschow, writer-in-residence, the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

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"This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2012 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, which is hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North Texas. The contest honors exemplary narrative work and encourages narrative nonfiction storytelling at newspapers across the United States. First place winner: Eli Saslow, "Life of a Salesman," published by the Washington Post, is about a swimming pool salesman experiencing the unraveling of his decades-long success story"--Publisher's annotation.

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