News of Paris by Ronald Weber
American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars

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A bumptious narrative history of American newspapermen in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, a time when serious journalism still went hand in hand with relative poverty, good times, and a carefree spirit cultivated by eccentric personalities. An absorbing and delightful book.
 

About Ronald Weber

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Ronald Weber is Emeritus Professor of American Studies, University of Notre Dame. He is the award-winning author of The Lisbon Route: Entry and Escape in Nazi Europe, News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Lights Between the Wars, Hired Pens: Professional Writers in American’s Golden Age of Print, and Hemingway’s Art of Nonfiction, as well as the novels Troubleshooter and Company Spook, among many others. His short fiction and articles have been broadly published in literary magazines and reviews. Riverwatcher is the third novel in the series.
 
Published March 2, 2006 by Ivan R. Dee. 352 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Instead, his enjoyable narrative offers lots of good stories about late nights, hard drinking and minimal amounts of work at the Paris Herald, the Paris Tribune and the Paris Times, as well as such magazines as The Boulevardier and the Paris Comet.

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Fortunately for the reporters and editors featured in Ronald Weber's richly anecdotal book, Oprah Winfrey wasn't around in Paris between the two world wars to give them all a public scolding.

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Publishers Weekly

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The New York Herald 's Paris edition began in 1887, and as Paris became more American, the Paris Herald followed suit.

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