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Jack (William) Fuller

Born: 1946 in Chicago, Illinois
Died: June 21, 2016

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Fuller was a life long resident of Chicago He earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University in 1968.

Biography: Jack Fuller, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune journalist and former President of Tribune Publishing, has published several critically acclaimed novels, including ''Abbeville'', as well as books of non-fiction about journalism, most recently ''What is Happening to News''. He has been a legal affairs writer, a war correspondent in Vietnam, a Washington correspondent and a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer.

  • -- Friends of Literature of Chicago, ''Convergence''
  • -- Friends of American Writers Award, ''Fragments''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Jack Fuller on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Abbeville /
ISBN: 1932961909 OCLC: 843116994

Unbridled Books, Denver, Colo. : 2009.

Abbeville sweeps through the history of late 19th through early 21st century America - among loggers stripping the North Woods bare, at the world's Columbian Exposition of 1893, with French soldiers at the battle of Verdun, into the abyss of the Depression, and finally toward the new millennium. At the same time it examines life at its most intimate. How can one hold onto meaning amidst the brutally indifferent cycles of war and peace, flood and drought, boom and bust, life and death? In clean, evocative prose that reveals the complexity of people's moral and spiritual lives, Fuller tells the simple story of a man riding the crest and chasms of the 20th century, struggling through personal grief, war, and material failure to find a place where the spirit may repose. An America story about rediscovering where we've been and how we've become who we are today. "Abbeville" tells the tale of the world in small, of one man's pilgrimage to come to terms with himself while learning to embrace the world around him.

Laws of our fathers :
ISBN: 0879723378 OCLC: 14813681

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio : ©1986.

Mass /
ISBN: 0688046851 OCLC: 12682434

W. Morrow, New York : ©1985.

One from without /
ISBN: 1609531302 OCLC: 920018186

"A major corporate hostile takeover is complicated by the Board's handling of a mysterious hacker who is somehow selectively sabotaging the core data storage integrity of key corporate personnel while, at the same time, the CFO finds himself having to face the personal consequences of his earlier life in the CIA."--

Our fathers' shadows /
ISBN: 0688074529 OCLC: 16466851

Morrow, New York : ©1987.

The graphic canon, volume 1 :
ISBN: 9781609803834 OCLC: 741540103

Seven Stories Press, New York : ©2012.

Contemporary artists and illustrators reimagine great works of literature from around the world.

The Poetry anthology, 1912-1977 :
ISBN: 0395265487 OCLC: 3869670

An anthology of poems previously published in Poetry magazine during its sixty-five year history.

  What is happening to news :
ISBN: 0226268985 OCLC: 440282877

The University of Chicago Press, Chicago : ©2010.

This book explores the crucial question of what is responsible for the upheaval in the media we used to rely on to inform us about public affairs. Veteran editor and newspaperman Jack Fuller locates the sources of change: in the collision between a revolutionary new information age and a human brain that is still wired for the threats faced by our prehistoric ancestors. This book not only offers unprecedented insight into the causes of change but also clear guidance, strongly rooted in the precepts of ethical journalism, on how journalists can adapt to this new environment while still providing the information necessary to a functioning democracy.--[book jacket].