Northern Virginia Luminaries

Publishing 4/10/2023
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People from all over the United States and the world move to Northern Virginia to be close to the nation’s capital, and many people of national importance make their home in the area. There are as many more, born and raised here, who are well known to locals. Become acquainted with a selection of iconic Virginians, with varying personalities and a variety of fulfilling lives. Read about Geraldine Brooks, Roger Mudd and General George C. Marshall, as well as local heroes. Journalist Joe Motheral met and interviewed them all over the course of his long career, and now he tells their stories.
ISBN: 9781467153164
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Virginia
Series: American Chronicles
Images: 75
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
The author has written for various publications over a period of forty-five years. He has more than two hundred stories in print, including providing weekly columns for the Eagle-Tribune; working as stringer for Abilene Reporter-News, columnist for the Loudoun Times-Mirror and close-up editor for The Grapevine magazine; and writing stories for Elan, Ashburn magazine, Eastern Home & Travel, Loudoun County magazine and Country Zest & Style. He and the artist Linda Hendrickson published a children’s book titled Curly the Llama. He’s a National Press Club member and recipient of the Vivian Award.
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