The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens

The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens

by Lincoln Steffens
     
 

Cultural Writing. Here is the autobiography of one of the world's first celebrity journalists: Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936), a man whose writing was so notorious that President Theodore Roosevelt coined a term for it—muckraking. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LINCOLN STEFFENS is the story of a cranky and brilliant reporter with a passion for examining the complex

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Cultural Writing. Here is the autobiography of one of the world's first celebrity journalists: Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936), a man whose writing was so notorious that President Theodore Roosevelt coined a term for it—muckraking. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LINCOLN STEFFENS is the story of a cranky and brilliant reporter with a passion for examining the complex and contradictory conditions that breed corruption, poverty, and misery. As sch, this books is an antidote to the spin doctors, pundits, and talking heads who discourage us from ever reading past a headline or challenging the status quo. Lincoln Steffens is an inspiration to all socially engaged citizens today. With an introduction by Thomas C. Leonard.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597140164
Publisher:
Heyday Books
Publication date:
09/20/2005
Series:
A California Legacy Book Ser.
Pages:
882
Sales rank:
762,073
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.62(h) x 1.87(d)

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