Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and Their Epic Escape Across the Pacific

Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and Their Epic Escape Across the Pacific

by Bill Lascher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062375209
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/21/2016
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 828,694
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Bill Lascher is a journalist whose work has appeared in the Guardian, Pacific Standard, Atlas Obscura, Gizmodo, Portland Monthly, and elsewhere. He was a 2011 Knight Digital Media Center multimedia and convergence fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism. Lascher is a graduate of Oberlin College, the Annenberg School for Communication at USC, and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Table of Contents

Prologue: That Stage of the Game 1

Part 1

Chapter 1 "Why Should I Contribute a Little More Trash?" 13

Chapter 2 "The Itch is Perpetual" 42

Chapter 3 The Voice of China 70

Chapter 4 The Haiphong Incident 98

Part 2

Chapter 5 A True Hollywood Story 125

Chapter 6 "I'll Be Careful" 143

Chapter 7 "Nothing But Twisted Sticks" 170

Chapter 8 "He Types on the Desk, and I Type on the Dressing Table" 190

Chapter 9 Infamy 223

Part 3

Chapter 10 Into the Blackness Beyond 255

Chapter 11 False Convoy 290

Chapter 12 "Almost Too Good to be True" 328

Chapter 13 Soldier of the Press 349

Epilogue 369

Acknowledgments 376

A Note on Sourcing 382

Notes 384

Index 399

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