Chicago: Academy Chicago, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Black boards. Pictorial dust jacket. 331 pp.
Edge wear to jacket, some small tears at header and footer of jacket spine. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Alice, A succesful fugitive from the journalistic profession (Professionz) - Dornfeld." Owner's name on rear free endpaper.
This is a scarce, signed history of the Chicago City News Bureau, the longtime institution often referred to as "the journalist's bootcamp." Inscribed to a colleague by Dornfeld, the night editor at City News for more than 40 years. Very good / very good. Item #1353