Rumor Has It by Charles Dickinson

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A witness to a hit-and-run accident involving a child, newsman Danny Fain pursues what he is certain is a hit story, even after he returns to the newsroom and discovers that the paper is folding and he is out of a job. Reprint. NYT.
 

About Charles Dickinson

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Charles Dickinson is the acclaimed author of such novels as Crows, Rumor Has It, The Widows' Adventures, and Waltz in Marathon. He lives in Arlington, Illinois.
 
Published January 1, 1991 by William Morrow & Co. 232 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In his fourth novel, Dickinson exchanges the muted domesticity of his earlier work (Waltz in Marathon, 1983; The Widows' Adventures, 1989) for the hurly-burly of a newsroom.

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Along with his colleagues, associate metro editor Danny Fain of the Chicago Bugle learns at a hurriedly called staff meeting that the mismanaged, mediocre tabloid will be shut down in two weeks, the v

Jan 01 1991 | Read Full Review of Rumor Has It

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Dickinson's widely accessible and but nonetheless engaging fourth novel details one frantic day in the life of a Chicago tabloid editor. who learns that the mediocre tabloid where he works is folding.

Mar 30 1992 | Read Full Review of Rumor Has It

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Dickinson's widely accessible and but nonetheless engaging fourth novel details one frantic day in the life of a Chicago tabloid editor.

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