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The people are the news : Grant Pick's Chicago stories

Author: Grant Pick; John Pick
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features writings from Grant Pick's long career in literary journalism. Most of his stories focus on interesting but overlooked Chicagoans, like the struggling owner of a laundromat on the west side  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Biography Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pick, Grant, 1947-2005.
People are the news.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)607833970
Online version:
Pick, Grant, 1947-2005.
People are the news.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608490561
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Pick; John Pick
ISBN: 9780810124455 0810124459
OCLC Number: 154690234
Description: xiii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Drifters --
The rag man of Lincoln Park --
Brother Bill --
Like a rolling stone --
The power of the keys --
Off the beaten path --
A scholar treks the wasteland --
Bigot for hire --
Morning mouth --
Bosom buddies --
Business --
Cab sleuth --
Speed wash --
Dinner is served --
Stayin' alive --
Crime --
Growing old in prison --
It's insanity! --
Still doing time --
Death --
The queen is dead --
As I lay dying --
Life after death --
Death of a newsman.
Responsibility: Grant Pick ; edited and with an introduction by John Pick ; foreword by Alex Kotlowitz.
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"[Pick's] reporting was fed by innate curiosity and a no-holds barred writing style." --"Chicago"" Sun-Times" "Reading Pick's articles is like conversing with a gossipy neighbor who is refreshingly Read more...

 
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