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    Distributor: Random House, Inc. Availability: On Sale Date: Oct 11, 2016 Carton Quantity: 6 $85.00 CAD
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Reporting World War II: The 75th Anniversary Edition
American Journalism 1938-1946
Edited by: Samuel Hynes Edited by: Anne Matthews Footnotes by: Nancy Caldwell Sorel Edited by: Roger J. Spiller
9781598535105 Undefined English General Trade HISTORY / Military / World War II Oct 11, 2016
$85.00 CAD
Active 5.4 x 8.6 x 2.8 in 1882 pages 64 PAGES OF PHOTOGRAPHS Library of America
This deluxe two-volume collector’s boxed set captures a world at war as seen through the eyes of a generation’s greatest reporters.

Released to mark the 75th anniversary of America’s entrance into World War II, this Library of America two-volume boxed set gather the acclaimed collection that evokes an extraordinary period in American history—and in American journalism. In two authoritative Library of America volumes, nearly 200 pieces by 80 writers record events from Munich to the birth of the nuclear age. Included are reports by William L. Shirer, Edward R. Murrow, Martha Gellhorn, Ernie Pyle, Margaret Bourke-White, and scores of other of the era’s great journalists, as well as the complete texts of two books: Bill Mauldin’s Up Front, the classic evocation of war from the GI’s point of view, complete with his famous cartoons, and Hiroshima, John Hersey’s compassionate account of the first atomic bombing and its aftermath. Each volume contains a chronology, maps, biographical profiles, notes and a glossary, and 32 pages of photographs.

The editorial advisory board for Reporting World War II includes Samuel Hynes and Anne Matthews of Princeton University, writer Nancy Caldwell Sorel, and Roger J. Spiller, Professor of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.

Marketing: National advertising in the New York Review of Books

Publicity: Outreach to military, history, journalism outlets

“It is a measure of how well they succeeded that, a half century later, the war comes alive again in these pages.” —The Washington Post

“The reporters are fearless, unpretentious, professional, vivid, and smart.”—The New Yorker

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