At Home With Ernie Pyle by Ernie PyleAt Home With Ernie Pyle by Ernie Pyle

At Home With Ernie Pyle

byErnie PyleEditorOwen V. Johnson

Hardcover | January 5, 2016

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As anyone who has read his legendary WWII reporting knows, Ernie Pyle had an uncanny ability to connect with his readers, seeking out stories about the common people with whom he felt a special bond. A master of word painting, Pyle honed the skills that would win him a 1944 Pulitzer Prize for his battlefront reporting by traveling across America, writing columns about the people and places he encountered. At Home with Ernie Pyle celebrates Pyle's Indiana roots, gathering for the first time his writings about the state and its people. These stories preserve a vivid cultural memory of his time. In them, we discover the Ernie Pyle who was able to find a piece of home wherever he wandered. By focusing on his family and the lives of people in and from the Hoosier state, Pyle was able to create a multifaceted picture of the state as it slowly transformed from a mostly rural, agrarian society to a modern, industrial one. Here is the record of a special time and place created by a master craftsman, whose work remains vividly alive three quarters of a century later.

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Owen V. Johnson is Associate Professor Emeritus of IU Journalism, The Media School, Indiana University Bloomington.
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Title:At Home With Ernie PyleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253019052

ISBN - 13:9780253019059

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Table of Contents

Home Town & Family
Brown County
Indiana University Connections
Around the State
Writers & Artists
Politics & Politicians
Hoosiers Outside Indiana
World War II
Indiana Connections

Editorial Reviews

"The legendary Hoosier journalist reveals, with touching candor and haunting prose, a deep spiritual connection to his state of birth-and the people who raised him there." -Indianapolis Monthly