Reporters: Memoirs of a Young Newspaperman [*SIGNED*]
by Fowler, Will
Malibu CA: Roundtable Publishing, Inc.. Fine in Fine dj. (c.1991). First Edition. Hardcover. 0-915677-61-X . [beautiful copy, no significant wear to either book or jacket] (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page: "To ________ -- A friend I am fortunate / enough to have. / Fondly, / Will Fowler / 1993." Colorful memoir by the son of Gene Fowler, who earned his own place in L.A. noir-history early in his career by being the first reporter on the scene of the Black Dahlia murder. Later, as a feature writer for the Los Angeles Herald & Express, he "covered Hollywood's most torrid love affairs and killings." The book is primarily about his career as a journalist, but he also reaches back into his "fascinating and enchanted youth" to discuss memories of his father and his father's various cronies, among them W.C. Fields and John Barrymore. Signed by Author . (Inventory #: 22642)
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