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A Long Way from Home

Growing up in the American Heartland in the Forties and Fifties

A Long Way from Home( )
Author: Brokaw, Tom
ISBN:978-0-375-75935-2
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Reflections on America and the American experience as he has lived and observed it by the bestselling author of The Greatest Generation, whose iconic career in journalism has spanned more than fifty years From his parents' life in the Thirties, on to his boyhood along the Missouri River and on the prairies of South Dakota in the Forties, into his early journalism career in the Fifties and the tumultuous Sixties, up to the present, this personal story is a...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / American / General
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.148 x 7.878 x 0.702 Inches
Book Weight:0.444 Pounds
Author Biography
Brokaw, Tom (Author)
Tom Brokaw, a native of South Dakota, graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in political science. He began his journalism career in Omaha & Atlanta before joining NBC News in 1966. Brokaw was the White House correspondent for NBC News during Watergate, and from 1976 to 1981 he anchored Today on NBC. He's been the sole anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw since 1983. Brokaw has won every major award in broadcast journalism, including two DuPonts, a Peabody Award, and several Emmys. He is the author of the bestselling books "The Greatest Generation" and "The Greatest Generation Speaks". He lives in New York and Montana.

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