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Pulitzer's prize editor : a biography of John A. Cockerill, 1845-1896

Author: Homer W King
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1965.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Homer W.
Pulitzer's prize editor.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1965
(OCoLC)624467990
Named Person: John Albert Cockerill; John Albert Cockerill; John Albert Cockerill; John Albert Cockerill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer W King
OCLC Number: 669879
Description: xx, 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Distinguished sire [Joseph Randolph Cockerill] --
Cockerills at war [Civil War] --
Sam [Burwell] and the "Scion" --
Hamilton, Dayton, and a Copperhead [Clement Laird Vallandigham] --
City of serenity and sin [Cincinnati] --
Murder a profitable commodity [The Tanyard murder of Herman Schiller, 1874] --
Fortune made --
exit editor --
Summons to St. Louis --
Homicide with honor [Cockerill shoots and kills Colonel Alonzo W. Slayback] --
Ordeal and exoneration --
The Colonel bows out --
Park Row invasion --
Gal reporter [Nellie Bly] --
Outfoxing a "Fox" [Edward R. "Foxy" Phelps] --
Conflict : Cockerill vs. [Ballard] Smith --
For the good of the world, mostly --
Leonora Barner --
Press Club prestige --
Walkout on the "World" --
Pulitzer's portrait --
Cockerill and the "advertisers" --
Cockerill, critic and prophet --
Cockerill as wit and stylist --
John Cockerill, foreign correspondent --
Accolade from an emperor --
Murder of Queen Min [Empress Myeongseong of Korea] --
Night falls in Cairo --
"Gathered to the quiet West."
Responsibility: by Homer W. King.

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