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by Jeanne Marie Laskas

  • ISBN: 0820702668
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Jeanne Marie Laskas
  • Subcategory: Essays & Correspondence
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Duquesne Univ Pr; 1st edition (June 1, 1996)
  • Pages: 178 pages
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Jeanne Marie Laskas is an American writer, journalist, and professor. Laskas is the author of eight books, including To Obama: With Love, Joy, Anger, and Hope (2018), based on a New York Times Magazine article, and Concussion (2015). Similarly, Concussion is based on her 2009 GQ article "Game Brain" about forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu, who tried to publicize his findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American football players despite NFL opposition

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The first volume in the Emerging Writers in Creative Nonfiction, this collection of 16 essays encompasses a wide range of interesting characters: Tom Cruise, Geraldo Rivera, the woman who pilots balloons and the man who trains and races pigs. ISBN13:9780820702667. Release Date:April 1996.

Jeanne Marie Laskas is the author of eight books, including To Obama . Her earliest essays and features are compiled in The Balloon Lady and Other People I Know (Duquesne, 1996).

Jeanne Marie Laskas is the author of eight books, including To Obama: With Love, Joy, Anger, and Hope, and New York Times bestseller Concussion, the basis for the 2015 film. Her other titles include Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work (Putnam, 2012) and a trilogy of memoirs: Growing Girls (Bantam Dell, 2006), The Exact Same Moon (Bantam Dell, 2003), and Fifty Acres and a Poodle (Bantam Dell, 2000). Laskas is the author of seven books, including Concussion (2015). Her earliest essays and features are compiled in The Balloon Lady and Other People I Know (1996). Laskas has been writing for national magazines for 20 years, with work appearing in The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, The Atlantic, and The Wall Street Journal.

Jeanne Marie Laskas is an American writer and professor. The Balloon Lady and Other People I Know", nonfiction (Pittsburgh: Duquense University Press, 1996). Contemporary Authors Online". From 1994 until 2008 she was a regular, syndicated columnist for "The Washington Post Magazine", where her "Significant Others" essays appeared weekly. A professor in the creative writing program at the University of Pittsburgh, she lives with her husband, Alexander Levy, and two daughters at Sweetwater Farm in Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania. Born in 1958, she was educated at the University of Pittsburgh, where she earned a MFA. Books.

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Her book, The Balloon Lady and Other People I Know, in which Magic appears, will be the inaugural book in the Emerging Writers of Creative Nonfiction Book Series from Duquesne University Press. The creative nonfiction genre is becoming increasingly accepted in this narrow, delicate area of high-quality publishing, especially for the emerging writer. Author Bio. Lee Gutkind. Many of her feature stories now appear in "GQ", where she is a Correspondent.

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