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Alva Johnston

Author Code: AALJ

Born: (?) 1888 - (?) California, USA

Died: (?) 1950 - New York City, New York, USA

Very little background info is available on Johnston. It is known that he began a career in journalism with the Sacramento Bee in 1906. Around 1912, he moved to New York City and became a reporter for the New York Times. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1923 for his excellent coverage of the American Association for the Advancement of Science convention. In 1932 he joined the New Yorker and contributed over 150 articles over the ensuing years, including a serialization of his work on the Legendary Mizners in 1942, which was collected into book form in 1953 after Johnston's death. Johnston also contributed articles to the Saturday Evening Post during these years. His other works include Great Goldwyn (1937) and Case of Erle Stanley Gardner (1947).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
AALJ002 Kings of the Talkies 1928 5 101k eBook Download PDF - 'Kings of the Talkies' (AALJ002) Find a printed copy of Kings of the Talkies by Alva Johnston at AbeBooks
AALJ001 Let Freedom Ring 1932 9 120k eBook Download PDF - 'Let Freedom Ring' (AALJ001) Find a printed copy of Let Freedom Ring by Alva Johnston at AbeBooks

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