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Fifteen Minutes of Fame

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ISBN-10: 088995481X

ISBN-13: 9780889954816

Edition: 2012

Authors: Dale Patterson

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 Over 150 regular folks getting their time in the spotlight - some are heroes, some are far from that. But they all share one thing in common- they weren't planning to become famous. It just happened that way.How about Captain Sullenburger who safely landed his stricken US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, saving the lives of all on board; or Max Yasgur, the New York dairy farmer who rented out his field for a small musical gathering and woke up to find Woodstock in his back yard; or Rosie Ruiz, who for 15 shining moments basked in the winner's spotlight at the Boston Marathon - until it was discovered she travelled most of the route on the subway.And how about places? Lewiston,…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Publication date: 3/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 442
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078

Patterson is a 25-year veteran editor and reporter for the Canadian Press and Broadcast News who has worked in such fields as journal news, sports, and business.