The Boys on the Bus by Timothy CrouseThe Boys on the Bus by Timothy Crouse

The Boys on the Bus

byTimothy CrouseForeword byHunter S. Thompson

Paperback | August 12, 2003

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Cheap booze. Flying fleshpots. Lack of sleep. Endless spin. Lying pols.

Just a few of the snares lying in wait for the reporters who covered the 1972 presidential election. Traveling with the press pack from the June primaries to the big night in November, Rolling Stone reporter Timothy Crouse hopscotched the country with both the Nixon and McGovern campaigns and witnessed the birth of modern campaign journalism. The Boys on the Bus is the raucous story of how American news got to be what it is today. With its verve, wit, and psychological acumen, it is a classic of American reporting.
Timothy Crouse has been a contributing editor to Rolling Stone and The Village Voice, and the Washington columnist for Esquire, writing numerous articles for these and other publications, including The New Yorker. He translated, with Luc Brébion, Roger Martin du Gard’s Lieutenant-Colonel de Maumort. The new version of Anything Goes tha...
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Title:The Boys on the BusFormat:PaperbackPublished:August 12, 2003Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0812968204

ISBN - 13:9780812968200

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“All the secrets . . . the definitive story.” —The Washington Post“Provokes, perplexes, illuminates and amuses.”—Newsweek“An extremely insightful and provocative book.”—New York“Crouse takes a big bite out of the hand thatfeeds news to America——a mean, funny,absolutely honest book!”—Hunter S. Thompson“Marvelously entertaining . . . There is no better way tofind out just how the news . . . reaches us.”—The Boston Globe