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The Best Of Mary Mcgrory

Author : Mary McGrory
ISBN : 0740760718
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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For years, fellow journalist Phil Gailey attempted to persuade legendary columnist Mary McGrory to compile her best work into one career-spanning collection, but the response was always the same. "You do it when I'm gone," Mary would say. With Mary's passing in 2004, that's exactly what Gailey sought to do. Now, her legendary writing lives on.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Mary Mcgrory

Author : John Norris
ISBN : 9780143109815
Genre : Women journalists
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Mary McGrory was a trailblazing columnist for the Washington Star and Washington Post, reporting from the front lines of American politics for five decades. From her first assignment reporting on the Army-McCarthy hearings to her Pulitzer-winning coverage of Watergate, McGrory humanised the players on the great national stage while establishing herself as a uniquely influential voice. Behind the scenes she flirted, drank, cajoled, breaking all the rules in the journalism textbook. Laced with juicy gossip and acerbic wit, this is an insider's view of a fabulous era.
Category: Women journalists

Amazing Monty

Author : Johanna Hurwitz
ISBN : 9780763667061
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A new sibling is just one of the surprises — some good, some not so much — awaiting Monty in another story for early chapter book readers. It’s because six-year-old Monty is such a great reader that he finds out about a free pair of parakeets in need of a new owner. And though Yankee and Doodle end up in his classroom, not his own house, unexpected things are happening at home as well. First there’s the tooth that finally falls out, then the amazing news that Monty will have a new brother or sister. But one surprise — the carwash his friends Ilene and Arlene find exciting — turns out to be more of an asthma trigger for Monty than a treat. In this gently humorous adventure, Monty faces the unpredictable, everyday turns of a first-grader’s life with his usual lovable charm.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Terrible Beauty

Author : Peter King
ISBN : 1568332254
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

She Said What

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ISBN : 0813118190
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Describes the role and unique perspective of female journalists through interviews with notable women in journalism--including Erma Bombeck, Molly Ivins, Anna Quindlen, Jane Brody, and others.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


Author : Bob Woodward
ISBN : 9781471104725
Genre : Social Science
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Twenty-five years after Richard Nixon's resignation, investigative journalist Bob Woodward examines the legacy of Watergate. Based on hundreds of interviews - both on and off the record - and three years of research of government archives, Woodward's latest book explains in detail how the premier scandal of US history has indelibly altered the shape of American politics and culture - and has limited the power to act of the presidency itself. Bob Woodward's mix of historical perspective and journalistic sleuthing provides a unique perspective on the repercussions of Watergate and proves that it was far more than a passing, embarrassing crisis in American politics: it heralded the beginning of a new period of troubled presidencies. From Ford through to Clinton, presidents have battled public scepticism, a challenging Congress, adversarial press and even special prosecutors in their term in office. Now, a quarter of a century after the scandal emerged, the man who helped expose Watergate shows us the stunning impact of its heritage.
Category: Social Science

Across The Red Line

Author : Richard Karl
ISBN : 159213193X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A doctor and teacher takes readers deep into the heart of a modern hospital, from skillful triumph at the surgical table to the tense "morbidity and mortality" meetings where doctors examine their own mistakes.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Mostly Monty

Author : Johanna Hurwitz
ISBN : 9780763667726
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 83.91 MB
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A shy boy with asthma starts first grade — and comes into his own — in this appealing story for early chapter book readers. Six-year-old Monty doesn’t have a brother, a sister, or a pet. What he does have is asthma, which sometimes makes it hard to breathe and often makes him feel like he’d rather be somebody else. And now that he’s starting first grade, he’s very nervous about being with all those kids he won’t know. Luckily, he loves to read — even really hard books — and has a talent for finding things, from a cocooning caterpillar to classmates who want to be in his very own club. With familiar situations and gentle humor, Johanna Hurwitz follows an endearing character as he discovers that being himself can be pretty great after all.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

A Good Life

Author : Ben Bradlee
ISBN : 9781501191718
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 49.72 MB
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The classic New York Times bestselling memoir by legendary Executive Editor of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee—with a new foreword by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and an afterword by Sally Quinn. The most important, glamorous, and famous newspaperman of modern times traces his path from Harvard to the battles of the South Pacific to the pinnacle of success at The Washington Post. After Bradlee took the helm in 1965, he and his reporters transformed the Post into one of the most influential and respected news publications in the world, reinvented modern investigative journalism, won eighteen Pulitzer Prizes, and redefined the way news is reported, published, and read. His leadership and investigative drive during the Watergate scandal led to the downfall of a president, and his challenge to the government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers changed the course of American history. Bradlee’s timeless memoir is a fascinating, irreverent, earthy, and revealing look at America and American journalism in the twentieth century — a “sassy, sometimes eye-poppingly, engrossing autobiography...must reading” (The New York Times Book Review).
Category: Biography & Autobiography