Book Condition: Good+
Publisher: Garden City: Garden City Publishing Co., 1924.
A volume in good plus condition that features a memorial stamp and some pencil markings on the front flyleaf. The spine is becoming loose.
Joseph Pulitzer's life spanned some of the most dramatic and turbulent times in American history. Born into a poor Jewish family in Hungary, Pulitzer moved to the United States in 1847 and began his career as a journalist. In the 1850s, he became one of the country's leading political commentators, writing for the New York World and other newspapers. In the 1860s, he turned his attention to publishing newspapers, founding the New York World and the New York Journal. In the 1870s, he became one of the country's leading newspaper publishers, founding the New York World and the New York Journal. In the 1880s, he turned his attention to publishing books, founding the Pulitzer Prize and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In the 1890s, he turned his attention to politics, serving as the governor of New York and the United States senator from New York.; 8vo; 478 pages.