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Download The One That Got Away: A Memoir:Pulitzer Proze-winning Journalist Howell Raines Audiobook

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (18 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Howell Raines Narrator: Tom Stechschulte Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2016 ISBN: 9781440798085
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The former editor of The New York Times charms his listeners as he compares reporting and politics to fishing and the rest of life. The lessons he's learned illustrate how the unexpected can, in fact, be an opportunity to make life more interesting. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Raines is a superb writer. Few memoirs are so splendidly articulated.”

    Washington Post

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dan Ryan | 11/26/2009

    " He hooks a big fish, and takes us along for a long ride through bitterness and joy. This book is a mix of fishing and a defense of himself and the New York Times for the Jayson Blair fiasco - and it offers insight into both. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dan | 8/4/2008

    " He hooks a big fish, and takes us along for a long ride through bitterness and joy. This book is a mix of fishing and a defense of himself and the New York Times for the Jayson Blair fiasco - and it offers insight into both. "

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About the Author

Howell Raines is an American journalist. He was executive editor of the New York Times from 2001 until he left in 2003 in the wake of the Jayson Blair scandal. In 2008, he became a contributing editor for Condé Nast Portfolio, writing the magazine’s media column.

About the Narrator

Tom Stechschulte has narrated well over a hundred audiobooks and has won sixteen AudioFile Earphones Awards. He won the prestigious Audie Award in 2009 and has been a finalist for the Audie in 2005 and 2011. As an actor, he has been seen in eleven Broadway shows as well as numerous television and film shows, including the remake of The Manchurian Candidate.