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Jack Fuller

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20081024

Former Chicago Tribune president and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, Jack Fuller discusses the importance of newspapers and the differences in a journalist’s approach to writing to that of a novelist.  Fuller, the author of seven novels, talks about his most personal story to date, his 2008 book, Abbeville, that is loosely based on his grandfather’s rise, fall, and rebirth in a small farm town in central Illinois.

| Subject Matter: Journalism, Personal Stories, Rural Illinois | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing |

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