- Publisher: Riverview Books LLC
- ISBN-10: 0615354483
- ISBN-13: 978-0615354484
- Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 6 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,974,897 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Cady doesn't hesitate to name names, and you'll recognize familiar faces -- but this time you'll get the details so you can attach the deed to the miscreant. Many of these folks are still around, making mischief (and enriching themselves at taxpayer expense).
Unfortunately, Cady is no longer an investigative reporter, and The Indianapolis Star has been sold to that bottom-feeder of a news organization called Gannett. Today's corrupt politicians and other public officials are free to ply their trade with no one to point out their misdeeds.
The only thing missing from this tome? An index!
Dick Cady does history a favor by writing this book which should stand for many years to come. This is not to say young readers should come away thinking these are good examples of those times as there are many other instances which reflect the best of our City and not just the underbelly of human behavior.
His discription of the STAR newsroom and the actors within is outstanding. They were really in a class by themselves. A few survive today despite their past obligations and the suffering of meeting their deadlines.
I rather enjoyed the begining of his book as it reflected the thoughts of a young reporter and his quest to do more with his circumstances.
Good work Mr. Cady.
I read this book in one sitting. Could not put it down.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It is a crying shame Dick Cady isn't doing another investigative report on the current Indy. Absolutely a must read for all the citizens of Indianapolis; it is simply amazing.Published on September 17, 2011 by Pfred
Cady has produced a provacative volume that will tell the important "other side" of many famous Indianapolis stories. Read morePublished on January 29, 2011 by Hoosierread