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The Journalist and the Murderer
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date November 1, 1990
Pages 163
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679731832
ISBN-10 0679731830
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
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Summary
Explores the relationship between journalists and their subjects, and the question of journalistic ethics, using the lawsuit of convicted murderer Jeffrey MacDonald against author Joe McGinniss, as a case study
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780394583129
 
Reprint edition from Alfred a Knopf Inc (February 1, 1990)
9780394583129 | details & prices | 161 pages | List price $18.95
About: A critical analysis of the moral cost of being a journalist focuses on the relationship that developed between author Joe McGinness and convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald and argues that the nature of journalism entails the betrayal of trust
Paperback
Book cover for 9780679731832 Book cover for 9781862076372
 
New edition from Granta Books (January 15, 2004)
9781862076372 | details & prices | 163 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.32 lbs | List price $16.15
About: This is a disturbing and arresting tale that provokes all sorts of questions on the morality of journalism, a very thought provoking book with a very contemporary argument at its centre.
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Reprint edition from Vintage Books (November 1, 1990)
9780679731832 | details & prices | 163 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Explores the relationship between journalists and their subjects, and the question of journalistic ethics, using the lawsuit of convicted murderer Jeffrey MacDonald against author Joe McGinniss, as a case study

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