Marshall McLuhan: the medium and the messenger

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Ticknor & Fields, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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The life of the famed media guru is explored in a biography depicting his quiet university life in Toronto, as well as the glitzy world of New York media and advertising executives of which he was a part

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Marshall McLuhan: the medium and the messenger

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Almost 10 years after his death and 25 years after the publication of his Understanding Media ( LJ 6/1/64) , there is still much curiosity about McLuhan and his theories. These two books, different as ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Philip Marchand is the book columnist for the "Toronto Star". He is the author of "Just Looking, Thank You", a collection of magazine journalism (Macmillan, 1976); "Marshall McLuhan: The Medium and the Messenger" (Random House of Canada, 1989); and "Deadly Spirits", a crime novel (Stoddart, 1994). His revised edition of "Marshall McLuhan: The Medium and the Messenger" has been reissued by Random House of Canada and MIT Press in the United States.

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