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by John Kass,Doug Moe
No one captured Chicago like Mike Royko, and his many fans will savor this book capturing his colorful life. Readers will get the inside scoop on Royko's epic battles with Mayor Richard J. Daley and other politicians and his hilarious columns featuring "Slats Grobnik.
No one captured Chicago like Mike Royko, and his many fans will savor this book capturing his colorful life. -Mayor Richard M. Daley.
And, as a six-a-week newspaper columnist himself, he has a clarifying intuition for his subject. Royko fans will be telling these stories to each other for years. I took the new photos for this book, but the real photograhic gems are the never-before-seen shots of the younger Royko, his people and his world
Many of Royko's columns are collected in books. The World of Mike Royko. University of Wisconsin Press.
Many of Royko's columns are collected in books. One notable book is Boss, his unauthorized biography of Richard J. Daley, a best-selling non-fiction portrait of the first Mayor Richard Daley and the City of Chicago under his mayoralty In 2011, Royko was inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.
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One of America's best 20th Century columnists. With the incisive pen of a newspaperman and the compassionate soul of a poet, Mike Royko was a Chicago institution who became, in Jimmy Breslin's words, "the best journalist of his time.
One of America's best 20th Century columnists. Culled from 7500 columns and spanning four decades, from his early days to his last dispatch, the writings in this collection reflect a radically changing America as seen by a man whose keen sense of justice and humor never faltered.
Doug Moe (author), Mike Ditka (author of introduction) No one captured Chicago like Mike Royko, and his many fans will savor this book capturing his colorful life.
Doug Moe (author), Mike Ditka (author of introduction). Drawing on interviews with Royko's family and intimates, the book chronicles his rise to one of the top names in US journalism. One of the 25 most important Chicagoans of the century. No one captured Chicago like Mike Royko, and his many fans will savor this book capturing his colorful life. Daley Added to basket.
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This illustrated biography is the first account of the colorful life of Chicago newspaper columnist Mike Royko, Pulitzer Prize winner, best-selling author, and legendary journalist who personified Chicago in all its rough-edged charm. Drawing on exclusive photos and interviews with Royko’s family and intimates, the book chronicles Royko’s rise from a “flat-above-a-tavern” youth—raised above a bar on Chicago’s Polish northwest side—to one of the best-known names in American journalism. Readers will get the inside scoop on Royko’s epic battles with Mayor Richard J. Daley and other politicians and his hilarious columns featuring “Slats Grobnik.” They’ll also meet a softer, largely unknown, side of Royko, through the love letters he sent to his wife-to-be from an Air Force base in Washington State. More than 100 photos—many never before available to the public—capture the man and his times. Millions of readers—in 800 newspapers around the world—followed Royko’s work and life. In The World of Mike Royko—he lives again.