The Girls in the Balcony: Women, Men, and The New York Times. Nan Robertson.

The Girls in the Balcony: Women, Men, and The New York Times

New York: Random House, 1992. Hardcover. [12], 274, [2] p., [8] p. of illustrations; 22 cm. Maroon cloth spine with gilt spine title; light blue paper over boards with author's initials in gilt on front board. Dust jacket with author's portrait on back flap. The author, Nan Robertson (1926-2009), won a Pulitzer Prize for her article on her experience with toxic shock syndrome during her time as a reporter for the New York Times. In The Girls in the Balcony she recounts the history of women employees of that newspaper, in particular the federal class-action suit brought in 1974 against the paper seeking equal treatment with male employees. Book is in Near Fine Condition: "1992" written on front free endpaper; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Good+ Condition: 3-cm. closed tear from lower edge of front section; 2 closed tears of 1 cm. or less from upper edge of front section, which is creased; slightly soiled; not price-clipped. Near Fine / good +. Item #007179
ISBN: 039458452X

Price: $12.50