Book #56187

Anna Hastings: the Story of a Washington Newspaperwoman! - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Allen Drury

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1977.
ISBN: 0688032214

Price: $65.00

An unblemished first Printing of the First Edition in a Fine dust-jacket, signed by author Allen Drury on the front flyleaf.

Anna Hastings was born in 1811 in Kentucky, the youngest of eight children. In 1833, she married William Hastings, a lawyer, and they moved to Washington, D.C. Hastings started working as a reporter for the Daily National Intelligencer in 1835. She was the first woman to hold a full-time journalism position in the U.S. She was also the first woman to be elected to the Washington Press Club. Hastings died in 1872.; 8vo; 300 pages; Price? ? ? ; Signed by Author.