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The Resource Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford ; preface by Jane Smiley

Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford ; preface by Jane Smiley

Label
Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking
Title
Poison penmanship
Title remainder
the gentle art of muckraking
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Mitford ; preface by Jane Smiley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Poison penmanship" is conceived not only as a collection of occasional pieces ... but also as a how-to book for aspiring muckrakers. Jessica Mitford was a member of one of England's most legendary families (among her sisters were the novelist Nancy Mitford and the current Duchess of Devonshire) and one of the great muckraking journalists of modern times
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VPPLS
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1917-1996
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Mitford, Jessica
Dewey number
824.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Journalism
  • Investigative reporting
Target audience
general
Label
Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford ; preface by Jane Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
These acticles were written between 1957 and 1979
Contents
Introduction -- Trial by headline -- St. Peter don't you call me -- Proceed with caution -- You-all and non-you-all -- Americans don't want fancy funerals -- "Something to offend everyone" -- Don't call it syphillis -- Maine chance diary -- Let us now appraise famous writers -- A talk with George Jackson -- My short and happy life as a distinguished professor -- The best frenemies -- Checks and balances at the sign of the dove -- The dove strikes back -- Waiting for O'Hara -- Egyptomania
Control code
000049668001
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 274 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781590173558
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)805393080
Label
Poison penmanship : the gentle art of muckraking, Jessica Mitford ; preface by Jane Smiley
Publication
Note
These acticles were written between 1957 and 1979
Contents
Introduction -- Trial by headline -- St. Peter don't you call me -- Proceed with caution -- You-all and non-you-all -- Americans don't want fancy funerals -- "Something to offend everyone" -- Don't call it syphillis -- Maine chance diary -- Let us now appraise famous writers -- A talk with George Jackson -- My short and happy life as a distinguished professor -- The best frenemies -- Checks and balances at the sign of the dove -- The dove strikes back -- Waiting for O'Hara -- Egyptomania
Control code
000049668001
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 274 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781590173558
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)805393080

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