A detailed account of the day that Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Garry Wills and crime writer Ovid Demaris describe Ruby's background and reconstruct his crime on 24th November 1963. The text reveals the man who claimed to have done his duty as an American.
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Garry Wills, born in 1934 in Atlanta, Georgia, was trained as a classicist, receiving his Ph.D. From Yale, and taught ancient Greek at the Johns Hopkins University for five years before becoming a free-lance writer and a contributing editor of Esquire magazine. He is the author of Chesterton, Politics and Catholic Freedom, and Roman Culture. Ovid Demaris born in Biddeford, Maine, received an A.B. from the College of Idaho and an M.S. in journalism from Boston University. He was a reporter with the Quincy Patriot Ledger and the Boston Daily Record before joining the United Press, and later became Ad Copy Chief of the Los Angeles Times. For the past years he has been a free-lance writer. Mr. Demaris is the author of sixteen paperback originals, which have been translated and published in eighteen countries, and the bestseller The Green Felt Jungle (with Ed Reid).
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Book Description Da Capo Pr, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0306805642
Book Description Da Capo Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110306805642
Book Description Da Capo Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0306805642 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0074810