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Thirty-five years of newspaper work : a memoir

Author: H L Mencken; Fred Hobson; Vincent Fitzpatrick; Bradford Jacobs
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written in 1941-42, these highlights capture the excitement of newspaper life in the heyday of print journalism.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: H L Mencken
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H L Mencken; Fred Hobson; Vincent Fitzpatrick; Bradford Jacobs
ISBN: 0801885566 9780801885563
OCLC Number: 76814705
Notes: Originally published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Description: xxxvi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Young editor out of a job, 1906-1910 --
Prime Minister without portfolio, 1910-1914 --
Minority of one, 1914-1919 --
My ex-best girl has designs on you, 1919-1920 --
Fruits of Versailles, 1920-1922 --
That man in Baltimore, 1922-1924 --
Make Tennessee forever infamous, 1925 --
Grand tour of the South, 1925-1926 --
The knavish dishonesty of politicians, 1928 --
No desire to be admired by morons, 1929-1931 --
Prohibition was on the rocks, 1932-1934 --
Battle in the grand manner, 1934 --
Snake charmers, 1933-1937 --
A chapter had ended, 1937-1939 --
Leaving the stage, 1939-1941 --
Appendix (p. 355-371) : A. an editorial memorandum (1919) --
B. Gridiron Club speech, December 8, 1934.
Responsibility: by H.L. Mencken ; edited by Fred Hobson, Vincent Fitzpatrick, Bradford Jacobs.

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