In search of history: a personal adventure

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Harper & Row, 1978 - Biography & Autobiography - 561 pages
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White recalls his own career at home and abroad over the past forty years, the famous men and women he has written about and known, and the triumphs and shortfalls of the American system

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Review: In Search of History

User Review  - Hank - Goodreads

I'm only about one-third through the great journalist's memoir, but his stories about China in the 1930s, and the personalities he met during those years and during World War II, are captivating. Read full review

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User Review  - Kaye Severns - Goodreads

This book took me a long time to read because it is non-fiction. However, I enjoyed it very much, especially his WWII stories at the beginning of the book. Read full review

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About the author (1978)

Theodore H. White (1915-1986) was an American political journalist, historian, and novelist, best known for the Making of the President series: his accounts of the 1960, 1964, 1968, and 1972 presidential elections, all of which are being reissued with new forewords by Harper Perennial Political Classics. His other books include "Thunder Out of China", "America in Search of Itself", and "In Search of History: A Personal Adventure".