Journalist Nancy Louise Lewis' Memoir, Now Available in Digital Editions, Uncovers Corruption and Murder

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"You don't have to be black to having cops wanting you dead!" says the author in "Daisies Don't Lie - Misadventures in Journalism: The Making of a Feminist".

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“This hard-hitting account of corruption in journalism and life on the streets should be required reading in every college journalism course. A real eye opener, expertly crafted.” – Pat Frasca, Amazon reviewer

Nancy Louise Lewis tells all in her explosive memoir about her 30 years in journalism. Her newspaper career, which began covering a notorious, and until now unsolved 1974 murder in Connecticut, led to attempts on her life by police in two states. The experience led to her proclamation:“You don’t have to be black to have cops wanting you dead!”

“This hard-hitting account of corruption in journalism and life on the streets should be required reading in every college journalism course. A real eye opener, expertly crafted.” – Pat Frasca, Amazon reviewer

Lewis uncovered newspaper corruption wherever she worked, as well as dysfunction in government at all levels. She said, “Part I details my poisoning at the hands of constabularies and others in Louisiana, after I exposed an until now unpublished account of a massacre of black soldiers in 1942, which was covered up by the Army and my newspaper.

“Part II describes homelessness in detail from a first-hand perspective, both on the East Coast and in New Mexico, and it features columns I published while on the streets. Part III describes the effort of Santa Fe cops to eliminate me permanently after I'd become a thorn in the sides of corrupt officials and newspapers by filing 40-odd lawsuits.”

She added, “I hope this book will precipitate change in journalism, the love of my life.”

“'Daisies Don’t Lie' is as much an expose as a memoir, chronicling the lifetime of a journalist forever on the fringe, forever refusing ‘No comment,’ refusing corruption, refusing to collaborate in a broken system of blood and lies – and suffering brutally with each and every protest. Ms. Lewis was forced into homelessness, hounded by snarling cops, and nearly destroyed for her investigative fervor (thus, only further proving the necessity of an uncompromised voice for justice) … no matter all the savageries and inhumanities, Ms. Lewis was never silenced, and this book is a testament to that; it is a continued cry in the dark – and I suggest every American listen.” – Charles Asher, Amazon reviewer

About the Author: Now retired, award-winning newspaper journalist and college professor Nancy Louise Lewis lives in Connecticut. She is CEO of her nonprofit, LegalEase, which helps deserving litigants afford an attorney to access the court system. This is her first book.

DAISIES DON’T LIE: MISADVENTURES IN JOURNALISM: THE MAKING OF A FEMINIST (Kindle ISBN: 978-1-68181-536-7, eBook ISBN: 978-1-68181-537-4) is available for $9.99 at http://epubco.com/shop/products/daisies-dont-lie-misadventures-in-journalism-the-making-of-a-feminist-by-nancy-louise-lewis/ or Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and in multi-formats for other e-Readers through numerous vendors online.

The soft cover version (ISBN: 978-1-63135-831-9, $14.50) can also be ordered through the publisher’s website: http://sbprabooks.com/NancyLouiseLewis or at Amazon.com or Barnesandnoble.com.

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