The road to Yuba City: a journey into the Juan Corona murders

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Doubleday, 1974 - Law - 317 pages
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User Review  - Marcin Wichary - Goodreads

Tracy Kidder's first book and the only one that he hates (he actually bought the rights to it so that it won't ever be reprinted again.) But it's not so bad. Sometimes stylistically awkward and in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

A little known book that's out of print, this is Kidder's first, and the only one in which he appears as a character (until Mountains Beyond Mountains). It's a fascinating look at the early development of his mind and approach to reporting and writing. Read full review


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About the author (1974)

Tracy Kidder was educated at the University of Iowa and Harvard University. He served in the US Army in Vietnam. Kidder has garnered numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction and the National Book Award for General Nonfiction both in 1982. He has also been honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1990 and the Christopher Award, 1990. His publications include numerous nonfiction articles and short fiction for The Atlantic and other periodicals. Non-Fiction books include The Road to Yuba City, Doubleday, 1974; The Soul of a New Machine, Atlantic Monthly-Little Brown, 1981 for which he won a Pulitzer and a National Book Award; House, Houghton Mifflin, 1985; Old Friends, Houghton Mifflin, 1993; Home Town, Random House, 1999; Mountains Beyond Mountains, Random House, 2003; My Detachment, Random House, 2005; Strength in What Remains, Random House, 2009.

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