The Start: 1904-30 (20th Century Journey, #1)

The Start: 1904-30 (20th Century Journey, #1)

ISBN: 0671790595

ISBN 13: 9780671790592

Publication Date: February 01, 1979

Publisher: Pocket Books

Author: William L. Shirer

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Born in Chicago in 1904, Shirer attended Washington High School & Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from Coe in '25. Working his way to Europe on a cattle boat, intending to spend the summer there, he remained in Europe for the next 15 years. He was European correspondent for the Chicago Tribune from '25 to '32, covering assignments in Europe, the Near East & India. In India he formed a close friendship with Mohandas K. Gandhi. He lived & worked in France for several years beginning in '25. He left in the early '30s but returned frequently to Paris throughout the decade.
[1] The start, 1904-30
[2] The nightmare years, 1930-40
[3] A natives return, 1945-88

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