Maharidge, Dale (Dimitro)

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MAHARIDGE, Dale (Dimitro)

MAHARIDGE, Dale (Dimitro). American, b. 1956. Genres: History, Biography. Career: Machinery worker in Cleveland, OH, 1971-76; freelance writer, 1977-80; Gazette, Medina, OH, staff writer, 1977-78; Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA, journalist, 1980-91; Columbia University, NYC, assistant professor, 1991-92; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, lecturer, 1992-; writer. Publications: NONFICTION: Journey to Nowhere: The Saga of the New Underclass, 1985, rev. ed., 1996; And Their Children after Them: The Legacy of "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men," James Agee, Walker Evans, and the Rise and Fall of Cotton in the South, 1989 (Pulitzer Prize, 1990); The Last Great America Hobo, 1993; The Coming White Minority: California's Eruptions and the Nation's Future, 1996, rev. ed., 1999. OTHER: Yosemite: A Landscape of Life, 1990. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Department of Communications, Stanford University, Building 120, Stanford, CA 94305, U.S.A.