The Resource Washington confidential, (electronic resource)

Washington confidential, (electronic resource)

Label
Washington confidential
Title
Washington confidential
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Scandalous, shocking, cheeky, impudent are words that will be used to describe this account of the hidden side of our glamorous, riotous capital city. For Lait and Mortimer, famous newspapermen, mince no words, pull no punches, tell their story in their own bold way. They have found out the truth and they tell the facts and name the names-which no one dared write or publish before. They deglamorize Washington and reveal it with its spats off and its morning coat unbuttoned. They tear the Velvet Curtain and show the behind-the-scenes intrigue, the sub-rosa night life, the shady side of sex, the sin side, the crime side. The amazing things they report will shock millions, arouse citizens all over the country as their previous book Chicago Confidential did... P-S-S-S-T! Here we go again-Confidential. We turned New York inside out; but we both live there. We turned Chicago upside down; but we were both raised there. We descended on Washington not quite like Stanley invaded Africa, because in our combined 75 years of newspaper work we had been in the capital hundreds of times. It intrigued us because we never could understand it. So we decided brashly to do a Lait-Mortimer operation on it from scratch. Our principal discovery was that nobody understands Washington-the city, not the nation's nerve-center. [...] That's why we were born-to tell you what you couldn't find out without us-Confidential! -Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1882-1954
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Lait, Jack
Dewey number
917.53
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Washington confidential, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067609
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067609
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12067609
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067609
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Washington confidential, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067609
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067609
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12067609
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067609
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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