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Jim Tully  American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler, Bauer, Paul &  Mark Dawidziak &  Ken Burns

Author Name    Bauer, Paul & Mark Dawidziak & Ken Burns

Book Title   Jim Tully American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New in As New dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; Various

Publisher's Name    The Kent State University Press 2011

ISBN or ASIN Number    1606350765 / 9781606350768

Seller ID or SKU   61211

Looks new. Signed by both authors. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . The first biography of the vagabond, hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring TwentiesThe son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886–1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes. Drifting across the country as a “road kid,” he spent those years scrambling into boxcars, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding railroad cops, begging meals from back doors, and haunting public libraries. After six years on the road, he jumped off a railroad car in Kent, Ohio, with wild aspirations of becoming a writer. While chasing his dream, Tully worked as a chain maker, boxer, newspaper reporter, and tree surgeon. All the while he was crafting his memories of the road into a dark and astonishing chronicle of the American underclass. Rare.; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; Signed by All Authors

Price = 59.97 USD


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