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Blind Journey: A Journalist's Memoirs

Jack Hawn

Uncharted and beyond his control for the most part, Jack Hawn's career simply happened. He never studied journalism and never aspired to be a writer. After almost four years assigned to the army's public information offices, he faced civilian life with a wife, infant daughter, wild ambition, bursting optimism, unshakeable confidence... and no job. Eventually, he found work as a copy boy at a Hollywood newspaper, was paid $5 to review plays and nightclub acts, and a year later filled a sports desk vacancy. As years passed, he earned extra income as a television dramatist and wrote TV and radio scripts for sportscasters. When the paper folded in 1970, he was hired at the Los Angeles Times, where he worked in sports and entertainment. During Jack Hawn's amazing 43-year career, he covered Muhammad Ali title fights, boxing at the 1984 Olympics, and wrote about Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., and other celebrities until his retirement in 1991. Whether you're an aspiring or veteran journalist or just want a genuine page turner that details the author's own life and career, it's a work you'll keep pulling from your bookshelf time and again. As one critic summed up his review: "His book is terrific."

Book Details

  • Publisher: Pagelink Solutions
  • Publish Date: Feb 2nd, 2024
  • Pages: 406
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.90in - 1.31lb
  • EAN: 9798989700462
  • Categories: GeneralTopic - HistoryEditors, Journalists, Publishers
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