Print in a wild land.


[1st ed.].. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1967.

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Subjects Journalism -- United States.
Journalism.
United States.
Description xii, 274 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-263).
Summary 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.
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.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1083352
(OCoLC)ocm01083352
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WorldCat Identities Myers, John Myers, 1906-
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