Cleveland is a crazy quilt of bold schemes, failed dreams, and colorful characters in this collection of Michael Heatonas best newspaper and magazine stories. Heaton has reported on as wide a range of subjects as any active Cleveland journalist. On any day his byline might appear in any section of the regionas newspaper of record, The Plain Dealer, where he is a featured columnist and reporter. To get the story he has put on boxing gloves and entered the ring; accompanied a heroin addict while he shoplifted, fenced stolen goods, scored smack and shot up; and driven in a demolition derby. He has interviewed chefs and coroners, prosecutors and perpetrators, gypsies and priests. And he delivers each story with a sense of styleaand a sense of humor.The Jokes On Us West Side: A West Side guy is granted three wishes by a genie. ... Genie says, aKazaam, a and a bottle of beer appears in the guya#39;s hand. ... own three or more cars, two of which are lawn ornaments. 4. ... The last book you read was the eighth in the Time-Life series on Home Repair: Do It Yourself Plumbing.
|Title||:||Truth and Justice for Fun and Profit|
|Publisher||:||Gray & Company, Publishers - 2015-03-17|