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Thirty-five Years of Newspaper Work: A Memoir by H. L. Mencken
     

Thirty-five Years of Newspaper Work: A Memoir by H. L. Mencken

by H. L. Mencken, Bradford Jacobs (Editor), Fred Hobson (Editor), Vincent Fitzpatrick (Editor)
 

With a style that combined biting sarcasm with the "language of the free lunch counter," Henry Louis Mencken shook politics and politicians for nearly half a century. Now, fifty years after Mencken’s death, the Johns Hopkins University Press announces The Buncombe Collection, newly packaged editions of nine Mencken classics: Happy Days,

Overview

With a style that combined biting sarcasm with the "language of the free lunch counter," Henry Louis Mencken shook politics and politicians for nearly half a century. Now, fifty years after Mencken’s death, the Johns Hopkins University Press announces The Buncombe Collection, newly packaged editions of nine Mencken classics: Happy Days, Heathen Days, Newspaper Days, Prejudices, Treatise on the Gods, On Politics, Thirty-Five Years of Newspaper Work, Minority Report, and A Second Mencken Chrestomathy.

Written in 1941–42, these highlights capture the excitement of newspaper life in the heyday of print journalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801885563
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Henry Louis Mencken was born in Baltimore in 1880 and remained a lifelong resident. Opinionated and controversial, he wrote columns for the Baltimore Evening Sun that earned him a national reputation. He died in 1956.

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