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The Resource Blue-eyed boy : a memoir, Robert Timberg

Blue-eyed boy : a memoir, Robert Timberg

Label
Blue-eyed boy : a memoir
Title
Blue-eyed boy
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Robert Timberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A memoir from journalist Robert Timberg, who recounts his life after having been severely burned as a Marine lieutenant in Vietnam, eventually reinventing himself as a reporter, including a stint as a White House correspondent
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Timberg, Robert
Dewey number
  • 070.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.T6416
LC item number
A3 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Timberg, Robert
  • Journalists
  • Marines
  • Burns and scalds
  • Burns and scalds
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Label
Blue-eyed boy : a memoir, Robert Timberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mirror, mirror on the wall -- Short-timer -- War stories -- Sleepless days, sleepless nights -- Janie -- Where's the burn? -- Wasting away in Yokohamaville -- Lynn -- The skin game -- Nut-cutting time (1) -- The Wichita lineman -- Sylvia Samurai -- Nut-cutting time (2) -- Cub reporter -- Grilling the preacher -- Like a Marine to mud -- Keeping faith -- A fish story -- Scarsdale Galahad -- Kansas City here I come -- Richard -- Punch-drunk -- The occasion of sin -- On my own -- The pink bathrobe year -- Blowing my chance -- Question, answer, squish -- The Nieman effect -- Ollie, Bud, and John -- The banality of evil -- The private war of Ollie and Jim -- The nightingale's song -- Identity crisis -- The crown prince -- Hoosiers -- "Linda is cool" -- Bud -- Call Ollie -- "Dibs on the boots" -- The kick-ass troubadour -- Lost -- Full circle -- Highs and lows -- The footlocker
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9781594205668
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014005398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2014005398
Label
Blue-eyed boy : a memoir, Robert Timberg
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mirror, mirror on the wall -- Short-timer -- War stories -- Sleepless days, sleepless nights -- Janie -- Where's the burn? -- Wasting away in Yokohamaville -- Lynn -- The skin game -- Nut-cutting time (1) -- The Wichita lineman -- Sylvia Samurai -- Nut-cutting time (2) -- Cub reporter -- Grilling the preacher -- Like a Marine to mud -- Keeping faith -- A fish story -- Scarsdale Galahad -- Kansas City here I come -- Richard -- Punch-drunk -- The occasion of sin -- On my own -- The pink bathrobe year -- Blowing my chance -- Question, answer, squish -- The Nieman effect -- Ollie, Bud, and John -- The banality of evil -- The private war of Ollie and Jim -- The nightingale's song -- Identity crisis -- The crown prince -- Hoosiers -- "Linda is cool" -- Bud -- Call Ollie -- "Dibs on the boots" -- The kick-ass troubadour -- Lost -- Full circle -- Highs and lows -- The footlocker
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9781594205668
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014005398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2014005398

Library Locations

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