News to Me by Laurie Hertzel
Adventures of an Accidental Journalist

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News to Me is the adventurous story of Laurie Hertzel’s journey into the bustling world of journalism in the mid-1970s. It is the chronicle of a small-city newspaper on the cusp of transformation, an affectionate portrait of Duluth and its people, and the account of a talented, persistent journalist who witnessed it all and was changing right along with it.
 

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Laurie Hertzel grew up in Duluth, Minnesota, and spent nearly twenty years at the Duluth News Tribune as a newsroom clerk, librarian, copy editor, beat reporter, feature writer, news editor, and columnist. Her journalistic work has won numerous national awards, and her short fiction was honored with the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize. Currently books editor for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Hertzel is coauthor of They Took My Father: Finnish Americans in Stalin's Russia, also available from University of Minnesota Press.
 
Published September 29, 2010 by Univ Of Minnesota Press. 225 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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She worked her way through the newsroom, shifting around to jobs she didn’t even want due to changes in upper management, talked her way into an assignment that landed her in Russia, and finally tried her hand at fiction, landing plum fellowships, winning awards and publishing short stories in jo...

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She worked her way through the newsroom, shifting around to jobs she didn’t even want due to changes in upper management, talked her way into an assignment that landed her in Russia, and finally tried her hand at fiction, landing plum fellowships, winning awards and publishing short stories in jo...

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