After the U. At the time of his death he was among the best-known American war correspondents.
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He proves the power of specific detail in stories; as Mr. Tobin writes, "Ernie knew the literary value of a simple, solid fact.
An Indiana farmboy, Ernie Pyle was a thin man who seemed even smaller than he was because of his shyness and his reluctance to assert himself. He was also a nervous hypochondriac. Tobin makes much of this point and helps to feed the negative stereotype of writers-as-hypochondriacs. I would take strenuous issue with this, but may pull a muscle. In this fine biography, Mr. Tobin also shows us that Ernie Pyle was a spiritually empty man, with a troubled marriage and frequent bouts of depression.
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To some the names, dates and places were boring. But it sparked in me a lifelong love of my state and its history. While my classmates idolized sports stars or celebrities the men and women who made Indiana and our nation what it is became my childhood heroes. To be truthful my home state is an interesting place filled with fascinating people and places, both past and present. Let's discover some together. As a roving correspondent for the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain, he earned wide acclaim for his accounts of ordinary American soldiers during World War II.
His syndicated column ran in more than newspapers nationwide.