Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service

Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service

by Devin Leonard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802126405
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 282,099
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Devin Leonard is a staff writer at Bloomberg Businessweek. Previously a senior writer at Fortune and a staff writer for the New York Observer , he has also written for the New York Times , New York magazine, Wired , Capital New York , Men's Journal , and the Philadelphia Daily News. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Prologue xi

1 The Founding Father 1

2 Interlopers I 22

3 Comstockery 46

4 A Businessman at the Post Office 65

5 Into the Sky 87

6 A Stamp Collector in the White House 113

7 Mount Semrow 141

8 The Day the Mail Stopped 159

9 Interlopers II 182

10 Going Postal 202

11 You've Got Mail! 221

12 "Thank God for Amazon" 237

Epilogue 257

Acknowledgments 261

Notes 265

Index 301

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