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ISBN:
0805034838
Author:
Tony Parker
Category:
Arts & Literature
Language:
English
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Co; First Edition edition (December 1, 1996)
Pages:
237 pages
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1272 kb
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An in-depth biography of Studs Terkel draws on interviews with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, his family, friends, and colleagues to provide a portrait of the man, the highlights of his life, and his acclaimed writing career. 25,000 first printing. Hardcover: 237 pages.

An in-depth biography of Studs Terkel draws on interviews with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, his family, friends, and colleagues to provide a portrait of the man, the highlights of his life, and his acclaimed writing career.

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Studs Terkel, A Life In Words (1997) London: HarperCollins. Extracts from some of the above books are included in Soothill, K. (ed) (1999) Criminal Conversations: An Anthology of the Work of Tony Parker. Retrieved 22 May 2012. Times obituary, 11 October 1996. Obituaries: Tony Parker The Independent, 11 October 1996. Homage to Tony Parker blogspot.

Studs Terkel is the great chronicler of the underdog. Hints of darkness ring the apparently happy life, like an inverted aureole. Parker observes how Terkel twists rubber bands around his wrist as he talks

Studs Terkel is the great chronicler of the underdog. In books such as Division Street: America, The Great Divide and Hard Times, he demonstrates what the art of the interview can achieve in a master's hands, "giving voice to the voices of those we never hear". His nearest British equivalent was Tony Parker, who died last October as this book was going to press. Parker observes how Terkel twists rubber bands around his wrist as he talks. When his beloved wife is ill in hospital, he weeps; but he tells Parker he could never say "that simple thing, & love you'", even to her.

From the Publisher Studs Terkel: A Life in Words is the story of a. .But the soul of the book is found in Parker's extended interviews with Terkel himself.

From the Publisher Studs Terkel: A Life in Words is the story of a broadcasting and writing phenomenon and represents the remarkable result of a sequence of meetings between the two supreme masters of the tape-recorded interview, America's Studs Terkel and Britain's Tony Parker. For forty years, Studs Terkel's daily radio talk show, based in Chicago, has won him national recognition. In this meeting of the maestros, Tony Parker recounts Terkel's life story using Terkel's own method, that of the tape-recorded interview.

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For forty years, Studs Terkel's daily radio talk show, based in Chicago, has .

For forty years, Studs Terkel's daily radio talk show, based in Chicago, has won him national recognition. His best-selling books, including Hard Times, Working, and his Pulitzer Prize-winner "The Good War," are classics of oral history and have brought him international fame. lt;templatestyles src "Module:Citation/CS1/styles.

An in-depth biography of Studs Terkel draws on interviews with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, his family, friends, and colleagues to provide a portrait of the man, the highlights of his life, and his acclaimed writing career. 25,000 first printing.