Since 1976, Dan Carpenteras writing has appeared in the pages of the Indianapolis Star as a police reporter, book critic, and renowned op-ed columnist. In writing for the stateas largest newspaper, Carpenter has covered the life and times of some notable Hoosiers, as well as serving as a voice for the disadvantaged, sometimes exasperating the Staras readership in central Indiana as the newspaperas ahouse liberal.a Indiana Out Loud is a collection of the best of Carpenteras work since 1993 and includes timely and engaging examinations of the lives of such intriguing people as wrestling announcer Sam Menacker, survivor of the James Jones Peopleas Temple massacre Catherine Hyacinth Thrash, Indianapolis African American leader Charles aSnookiea Hendricks, Atlas Grocery impresario Sid Maurer, and coaches James aDoca Counsilman and Ray Crowe. The book also includes a healthy dose of literary figures, politicians, historians, knaves, crooks, and fools.The office of yusef Komunyakaa, associate professor of English at Indiana University, is collegiately correct down to its last low-cost detail, with a couple of exceptions. ... aIa#39;m waiting for the weekend to arrive so I can do what I love doing.a Change, in other words, will not reach to the heart of things. The Pulitzer, with its $3, 000 stipend, and the recent Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, worth $50, 000, will not make Komunyakaa a household name; nor will they likely transport him to a studioanbsp;...
|Title||:||Indiana Out Loud|
|Publisher||:||Indiana Historical Society - 2013|