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The world of Jimmy Breslin.

Jimmy Breslin

The world of Jimmy Breslin.

by Jimmy Breslin

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnnotated by James G. Bellows and Richard C. Wald
ContributionsBellows, James G, Wald, Richard C
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14575316M
LC Control Number66019161

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's early columns "peopled by some of the funniest, looniest and saddest characters anywhere outside of a zoo" (The New York Times).In the s, as the once-proud New York Herald Tribune spiraled into bankruptcy, the brightest light in its pages was an ebullient young columnist named Jimmy Breslin. While ordinary columnists wrote about politics, culture, or 4/5. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find The World Of Jimmy Breslin by Breslin, Jimmy at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update. Biblio is open and shipping orders.

  Although Jimmy Breslin couldn’t have known it at the time, seven years after recording the worst season in Major League Baseball history, Joan Payson’s New York Mets won the World Series. In our current separation from the games, it is possible to truly appreciate how encompassing a presence televised sport maintains in our lives. : The World According to Breslin () by Breslin, Jimmy and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(55).

THE GANG THAT COULDN’T SHOOT STRAIGHT by Jimmy Breslin is one of my all-time favorite reads. I love Breslin’s style - humorous, satirical, ‘pull no punches’ writing. I reread this title as a memoriam to Breslin who died in March, He was a hard-hitting journalist and a lovely author/5(62).   The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist’s early columns “peopled by some of the funniest, looniest and saddest characters anywhere outside of a zoo” (The New York Times).. In the s, as the once-proud New York Herald Tribune spiraled into bankruptcy, the brightest light in its pages was an ebullient young columnist named Jimmy Breslin. While ordinary columnists wrote about politics.


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The World of Jimmy Breslin Hardcover – J by Jimmy Breslin (Author)/5(14). Jimmy Breslin was an undeniable stylist as a writer and journalist, and nothing was more his style than the voices of human people speaking in a natural way. This book is a cage filled with voices, a time capsule to a time when journalism mattered and people read it to learn real things about the world, their neighbors and neighborhoods, and themselves/5.

Known as one of the best-informed journalists in the city, Breslin’s years of insightful reporting won him a Pulitzer inawarded for “columns which consistently champion ordinary citizens.” Although he stopped writing his weekly column for Newsday inBreslin continued to write books, having produced nearly two dozen in his lifetime.

He passed away in at the age of eighty-eight/5(12). Jimmy Breslin (–) was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and one of most prominent columnists in the United States. Born in Queens, New York, Breslin started working in New York City newsrooms in the : Open Road Media.

About the Author Jimmy Breslin (–) was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and one of most prominent columnists in the United States.

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book name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed. Book Overview An invaluable collection of early columns by one of New York’s sharpest mindsIn the s, as the once-proud New York Herald Tribune spiraled into bankruptcy, the brightest light in its pages was an ebullient young columnist named Jimmy : Jimmy Breslin, James G.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: THE WORLD OF JIMMY BRESLIN. London: Hutchinson, First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover.

Item # Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. ; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in Book Edition: First Edition; First Printing. The World According to Breslin By Jimmy Breslin While Breslin covered a wide range of topics throughout his career, he was best known for—and most at home—chronicling the bustling street scenes of New York City and the lives of its citizens.

This volume collects classic columns penned by Breslin during the late s and early s. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The World of Jimmy Breslin The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist’s early columns “peopled by some of the funniest, looniest and saddest characters anywhere outside of a /5(2). Not for Breslin are the columns of banal facts and statistics and the bread and butter work of the normal driven newshound.

He has instead revamped the world as an appendage of his Irish temper. If a guy don't do what Jimmy thinks right, Jimmy will send Bad Eddie or. Looking for books by Jimmy Breslin. See all books authored by Jimmy Breslin, including The Good Rat: A True Story, and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight: A Novel, and more on The world of Jimmy Breslin by Breslin, Jimmy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The World of Jimmy Breslin eBook: Breslin, Jimmy: : Kindle Store.

Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select your /5(9). Breslin started as a copyboy, then established himself as a sportswriter. His book about the New York Mets, Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game.

(), became a best seller and led to a job as a news columnist for the New York Herald Tribune, where.

The World of Jimmy Breslin: In the s, as the once-proud New York Herald Tribune spiraled into bankruptcy, the brightest light in its pages was an ebullient young columnist named Jimmy : Jimmy Breslin.

James Earle Breslin was an American journalist and author. Until the time of his death, he wrote a column for the New York Daily News Sunday edition.

He wrote numerous novels, and columns of his appeared regularly in various newspapers in his hometown of New York City. He served as a regular columnist for the Long Island newspaper Newsday until his retirement on November 2,though he still Notable awards: George Polk Award, Pulitzer Prize.

Classic columns from the legendary New York journalist—“a master of the tough-talking, thoroughly researched, contentious, street-wise vignette” (San Francisco Chronicle). Although his career spans decades, the seven years that Jimmy Breslin spent at the New YorkDaily News sparked some of his finest work.

When New York City tumbled into economic and social chaos at the end of the s. Dermot Davey is a 29 year-old Irish-American cop. A narrowback. Not exactly one of New York's finest, Once he was treated for alcoholism and his gun was taken away from him.

""I might as well go around without a prick"" he thinks and in fact there's not much else left of his manhood. He hates niggers.

And Italians and Commies and degenerates and wields his gun on them for sport.Buy The World of Jimmy Breslin by Jimmy Breslin online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $50 - $1,  In the s, as the once-proud New York Herald Tribune spiraled into bankruptcy, the brightest light in its pages was an ebullient young columnist named Jimmy Breslin.

While ordinary columnists wrote about politics, culture, or the economy, Breslin’s chief topics were the city and Breslin .