The stories in this book offer a fair view of recent and not-so-recent life in Madison, Wisconsin, and include a tale about the man who got rich writing the Oscar Mayer wiener jingle, as well as one about a young hitchhiker who had decided to try to start her life over in Madison, but never made it to the city.
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Doug Moe is a daily columnist about the city of Madison for The Capital Times and is a former editor of Madison Magazine. He is also the author of several books, including The World of Mike Royko, a Chicago Tribune Choice Selection of the Year, and Lords of the Ring: The Triumph and Tragedy of College Boxing’s Greatest Team. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.Review:
'The inimitable chronicler of Madison." —David Maraniss, prize-winning journalist and author, They Marched into Sunlight
"An old-style journalist—who knows everyone and gets the tips first and fast—and he has heart, humor and integrity." —Jacquelyn Mitchard, newspaper columnist and author, The Deep End of the Ocean
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Book Description Jones Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0976353938
Book Description Jones Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0976353938
Book Description Jones Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110976353938