Not So Wild a Dream by Eric SevareidNot So Wild a Dream by Eric Sevareid

Not So Wild a Dream

byEric Sevareid

Paperback | May 1, 1995

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Again available in paperback is Eric Sevareid's widely acclaimed Not So Wild a Dream. In this brilliant first-person account of a young journalist's experience during World War II, Sevareid records both the events of the war and the development of journalistic strategies for covering international affairs. He also recalls vividly his own youth in North Dakota, his decision to study journalism, and his early involvement in radio reporting during the beginnings of World War II.
 Eric Sevareid (1912-1992) began his illustrious journalistic career at the age of nineteen as a copyboy. He moved steadily up the career ladder, becoming first a reporter for the Minneapolis Star, then city editor for the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune, before serving as the night editor for UPI in Paris. In 1939, he beg...
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Title:Not So Wild a DreamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 8.76 × 5.59 × 1.43 inPublished:May 1, 1995Publisher:University Of Missouri Press

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ISBN - 10:0826210147

ISBN - 13:9780826210142

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Again available in paperback is Eric Sevareid's widely acclaimed Not So Wild a Dream. In this brilliant first-person account of a young journalist's experience during World War II, Sevareid records both the events of the war and the development of journalistic strategies for covering international affairs. He also recalls vividly his own youth in North Dakota, his decision to study journalism, and his early involvement in radio reporting during the beginnings of World War II.

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"It was--and is--a beautifully written, idealistically inclined book that captured the youthful dreams of America and the postwar world. . . . What was once read as a personal story can now be seen as a part of our history."--New York Times