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Book Title: Personal History Part 2 Of 2|
The author of the book: Katharine Graham
Edition: Books on Tape, Inc.
Date of issue: June 20th 1997
ISBN 13: 9780736636988
Format files: PDF
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Pulitzer Prize Winner In this frank and generous autobiography, the legendary publisher of the Washington Post recounted a fascinating life led in the limelight and the editorial room. Born into great wealth, Katharine Graham was driven by a powerful father, who made a down-and-out daily into one of the country's major publications. In the process, he trained his daughter to become a first-class newspaper woman..... An extraordinary frank, honest and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, owner of one of its greatest newspapers, the "Washington Post". This is more than the mere life story of a successful woman. It deals with power and politics at the center, and the relationship between the White House and the press, notably over Watergate. "A well-written, fascinating, moving and, in its social and historical context, important book".- Sarah Bradford, "Daily Telegraph". "Extraordinary...it is frank, self-critical, modest when necessary, proud when justified and, above all, one that can tell a good story"- Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, "New York Times". "The best autobiography to come out of Washington for years...It is a splendid and beguiling story". Patrick Brogan, "Glasgow Herald". "An autobiographical masterpiece, adroitly combining the public and personal spheres. Frank, sensitive and bubbling with humour, it is a fascinating account by an impressive person"- "Economist".
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Read information about the authorKatharine Meyer Graham was an American publisher. She led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, for more than two decades, overseeing its most famous period, the Watergate coverage that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Her memoir, Personal History, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998.
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