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Into the Story

Into the Story

A Writer's Journey through Life, Politics, Sports and Loss

INTO THE STORY is the first collection of the work of David Maraniss, one of the most honored and versatile writers of his generation. The thirty-two stories here cover a rich array of topics, ranging from seminal moments in modern history to intimate personal reflections, each piece illuminated by the author’s deep reporting and singular sensibility.
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  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 304 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781439167526 | 
  • January 2010
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INTRODUCTION

Common Sense and Sensibility


I came to writing the old-fashioned way, as an apprentice in the family trade. My mother was an editor at the University of Wisconsin Press, and my dad was a newspaperman who spent most of his career at the Capital Times of Madison, a progressive afternoon daily that no longer exists, except online, which is to say that it has passed away into the future. With the exception of Cleveland’s Plain Dealer, all the newspapers that employed my father before he reached Madison (in Detroit, New York, and Bettendorf, Iowa) are dead and gone. His father, my paternal... see more

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David Maraniss
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David Maraniss

David Maraniss is the author of critically acclaimed bestselling books on Bill Clinton, Vince Lombardi, Vietnam and the sixties, Roberto Clemente, and the 1960 Rome Olympics. He won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of Clinton, was part of a Post team that won the 2007 Pulitzer for coverage of the Virginia Tech tragedy, and has been a Pulitzer finalist three other times.

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