Marc Gunther looks at the manufacturing and regulatory landscape for hazardous chemicals in consumer products. Tomorrow and Thursday I'll take over with detailed looks at what Walmart and Target are doing.
I am looking at 100s of pages of what is essentially a first hand account of World War II in Asia from 1937 to 1942. Oh the stories Mel didn't get to tell... Please help me share some of them now. lascheratlarge.com/melville.
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Nonfiction Author Exploring History and Place
Bill Lascher is an author currently chronicling the lives of World War II-era journalists Annalee and Melville Jacoby, who fell in love in the Far East while covering the conflict. Lascher will tell the story in an upcoming nonfiction book to be published by William Morrow & Co.
Lascher's work appears in The Guardian, Next City, Boom: A Journal of California, Gizmodo, Pacific Standard, High Country News, Portland Monthly, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland Monthly and elsewhere.
Bill is always up for a game of pinball.
Internationally recognized as a neighbor to goats.
B.A., History, 1998 - 2002
University of Southern California
M.A. Specialized Journalism, 2008 - 2009
Salt Institute For Documentary Studies
Creative Nonfiction Writing, 2002 - 2002
William Morrow and Company
Author, 2014 - present
Writing my first book, nonfiction, about reporters falling in love in the Far East during World War II. Tentatively titled "A Danger Shared." Due 2016.