Januarius MacGahan: The Life and Campaigns of an American War Correspondent

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Ohio University Press, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 367 pages
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Traces the brief life of an American journalist who covered the Franco-Prussian War, the Paris Commune, the Carlist war in Spain, the Pandora expedition to the arctic, and the Russo-Turkish War

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Contents

Up from Pigeon Roost Ridge
3
The War Correspondent
17
Baptism of Fire
29
Copyright

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Born in Illinois, the son of a career army sergeant," "Dale L. Walker is a journalism graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso whose 20 books reflect his varied historical interests: military and Western history, 19th century "Golden Age" journalism, biography, and Jack London studies. Among his books are "Januarius Macgahan: The Life and Times of an American War Correspondent; Legends and Lies: Great Mysteries of the American West; The Boys of '98; Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders; Bear Flag Rising: The Conquest of California; Pacific Destiny; a"nd "Eldorado: The California Gold Rush," He is a four-time winner of the Spur Award from Western Writers of America, the Owen Wister Award for life achievement in the history and literature of the American West, and many other awards, and is a member of the prestigious Texas Institute of Letters.
Walker, who lives in El Paso, Texas, with his wife of 43 years, Alice McCord, has been involved in virtually every aspect of the book business. He has served as a university press director, newspaper book page editor, magazine editor, fiction editor for Forge Books, book columnist and reviewer, and has written historical books, magazine work, and fiction.

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