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Late Edition: A Love Story by Bob Greene

Late Edition: A Love Story by Bob Greene
  • #: 111631
  • Price: $15.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-05-19
  • Current Version: 3.0.1
  • 3.0.1
  • Size: 7.40 MB
  • Language: English, Swedish
  • Seller: ScrollMotion, Inc
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © Copyright ScrollMotion 2009
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Description

Late Edition: A Love Story

Bob Greene

St. Martin's Press

July 7 2009

A loving and laughter-filled trip back to a lost American time when the newspaper business was the happiest game in town

In a warm, affectionate true-life tale, New York Times bestselling author and CNN contributor, Bob Greene travels back to a place where—when little more than a boy—he had the grand good luck to find himself surrounded by a brotherhood and sisterhood of wayward misfits who, on the mezzanine of a Midwestern building, put out a daily newspaper that didn’t even know it had already started to die. “In some American cities, ” Greene writes, “famous journalists at mighty and world-renowned papers changed the course of history with their reporting.” But at the Columbus Citizen-Journal, there was a willful rejection of grandeur: these were overworked reporters and snazzy sportswriters, nerve-frazzled editors and insult-spewing photographers, who found pure joy in the fact that, each morning, they awakened to realize, “I get to go down to the paper again.”

At least that is how it seemed in the eyes of the novice copyboy who saw romance in every grungy pastepot, a symphony in the song of every creaking typewriter. With current-day developments in the American newspaper industry so grim and dreary, Late Edition is a Valentine to an era that was gleefully cocky and seemingly free from care, a wonderful story as bracing and welcoming as the sound of a rolled-up paper thumping onto the front stoop just after dawn.

About Iceberg

The Iceberg Reader revolutionizes the reading experience, making it easier than ever to browse, buy and enjoy books.

Features

- Attractive interface provides a natural reading experience with full pagination.

- Table of Contents incorporates one click navigation.

- Vertical and horizontal page orientation.

- Adjust font size with a pinch, text reflows automatically.

- Search the text within a book.

- Create margin notes with user notation.

About Macmillan

Macmillan in the US is a group of publishing companies in the United States held by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, which is based in Stuttgart, Germany. Our American publishers include Farrar Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt & Company, W.H. Freeman & Worth Publishers, Palgrave Macmillan, Bedford/St. *s, Picador, Roaring Brook Press, St. *s Press, Tor Books, & Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group.

About Scrollmotion

ScrollMotion, creator of the Iceberg Reader, is a content technology company based in downtown New York City. For more information, visit www.scrollmotion.com.

Support

If you have any technical problems please email us at icebergsupport@scrollmotion.com before you post a review.

What's New in Version 3.0.1

- Improved compatibility with iPad
- More intuitive user interface
- Ability to share notes and excerpts through Facebook and email
- Improved search functionality
- Enhancements to notes feature

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