Paul Dickson is the author of more than 65 nonfiction books and hundreds of magazine articles. Although he has written on a variety of subjects from ice cream to kite flying to electronic warfare, he now concentrates on writing about the American language, baseball and 20th century history. His most recent narrative is The Rise of the G.I. Army, 1940-1941: The Forgotten Story of How America Forged a Powerful Army Before Pearl Harbor published in 2020. To learn more about Paul please visit his webpage at Pauldicksonbooks.com. A Few Blurbs for Paul Dickson “A national treasure who deserves a wide audience.” —Library Journal “A one-man book factory” The Washington Post. “He is a good, serious, funny man. And he marches to the music of typewriter with as as much joy as anyone in Washington.—The Washingtonian magazine. “Paul Dickson is a free spirited freelance writer collects facts and words with what he calls the seal the borders on the compulsive.”—Writing magazine. “Paul Dickson’s books are a feast.”—The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “Paul Dickson could be called the Energizer bunny of authors …One of the amazing attributes of this prolific writer is that he can’t be pigeonholed: his subject matter is always changing.”—Public Libraries magazine. “Mr. Dickson is a connoisseur of offbeat and humorous outpourings of the verbal variety. Toasts, jokes, rules, recipes, fables, half-truths feed his insatiable appetite for mind tickling trivia.”—The Kansas City StarRead more Read less
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