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Print in a wild land.

Author: John Myers Myers
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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This book is "an effort to give an idea of how frontier men of print lived, together with some notion of what they achieved, or failed to, in the face of the problems posed by a newly settled region."--Book foreword.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myers, John Myers, 1906-
Print in a wild land.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1967
(OCoLC)591071818
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Myers Myers
OCLC Number: 1083352
Description: xii, 274 pages 22 cm
Contents: Pt. 1: Tricks of a lively trade --
The lettered pattern smashers --
Raising foreign cain --
Journalism without schools --
Ads à la carte --
Queen cities and quaint subscription lists --
An operational composite --
Problems and sometimes solutions --
Slants from cocked eyes --
The sanctum no sanctuary --
Intra-mural sports --
Pt. 2: Sidelights and specialities --
The press and the sword --
Impolitic politicians --
Bouts with Bacchus --
Virginia was a city --
A mess of miscellanies --
Criticism unlimited --
History and its cousins --
A literary Duke's mixture --
The winged bronco --
Journalists in other guises.

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This book is "an effort to give an idea of how frontier men of print lived, together with some notion of what they achieved, or failed to, in the face of the problems posed by a newly settled region."--Book foreword.

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