Born in 1912, Studs Terkel grew up in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 1932 and from the University of Chicago Law School in 1934. He has acted in radio soap operas, been a disk jockey, a radio commentator, a TV emcee, and traveled all over the world doing on-the-spot interviews. Currently, he has a daily radio program on WFMT in Chicago that is syndicated throughout the country. He is also the author of American Dreams: Lost and Found; Working; Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression; Division Street: AmericaGiants of Jazz; and Talking to Myself. The Good War is his fifth oral history.
Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books On Sale: November 26, 2002 Price: $15.95
Whether it’s Working or The Great War, the legendary oral histories of Studs Terkel have offered indispensable insights into all areas of American life. Now, at eighty-eight, the Pulitzer Prize winner creates his most important work on a subject few can comfortably discuss: death.
Here, in the voices of people both esteemed...
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