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Seldom Right But Never In Doubt: Essays, Journalism, and Social Commentary, 1997-2012 Paperback – September 28, 2012
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JOSEPH DOBRIAN is a business journalist whose by-line frequently appears in The Wall Street Journal. He’s the author of the novel Willie Wilden, and is known for his writings on politics, sports, and personal lifestyle. He lives in Iowa City, Iowa, with four cats.
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