Ernie's America: The Best of Ernie Pyle's 1930's Travel Dispatches

Ernie s America The Best of Ernie Pyle s s Travel Dispatches During his travels throughout America Pyle wrote thousands of columns Here Nichols has culled the best of what he wrote and organized it by sections of the country

  • Title: Ernie's America: The Best of Ernie Pyle's 1930's Travel Dispatches
  • Author: David Nichols
  • ISBN: 9780394575728
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Hardcover
  • During his travels throughout America, Pyle wrote thousands of columns Here, Nichols has culled the best of what he wrote and organized it by sections of the country.

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    1. I had to read this one after reading the book about Pyle in World War II, which included many of his columns. Pyle really could write, and I believe his works should be brought forth more into the classroom. You are immediately a better writer for reading Ernie Pyle and this book of his travel dispatches didn't disappoint any at all.He makes you feel your senses in his work, and even some of the best modernday travel writers can't do that as effectively as he could. He could make you feel emotio [...]

    2. 1930's America, a thousand words at a time.Pyle no longer wanted to be the managing editor of the Washington Daily News so he convinced his bosses to let him travel the nation and write a column, 1,000 words a day. This volume is a sampling of these columns. They're arranged more or less by geography and because Pyle made multiple trips across/around/through the country they're not in chronological order. Topics vary widely, mostly about the characters he met in the world but sometimes about eve [...]

    3. If you like writing and USA history this a good first person account of the growing up of America.It was fun to read he even sent a dispatch from a local town on the St Croix River.

    4. I was excited to find this collection as Ernie Pyle is one of my favorite essayists. I was not disappointed.

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