A Life in Writing
The Story of An American JournalistBook - 2006
Charles Champlin is best known as a columnist and film critic for theLos Angeles Times. His career as a journalist, however, has spanneddecades, first as a writer for Life and later as a London-basedcorrespondent for Time magazine. This book continues where his lastmemoir left off, with the author moving at the age of sixteen with hismother from Hammondsport, New York, to a village on Oneida Lake.Turning his journalistic eye on his own life, Champlin offers a series ofvivid sketches that brings to life the events and people he encounters.His interviews with Peter O'Toole and other theatrical luminaries, hisexperience working with Henry Luce, and his compassionate reportingare all vividly recounted, revealing the author's personal impressionsthat richly detail an era.
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 070.92
Characteristics: xiv, 203 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.