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Peter Y. Sussman's Biography

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Berkeley, Calif.
Feb 2008

Peter Y. Sussman, of Berkeley, Calif., spent 29 years as an editor at the San Francisco Chronicle and has subsequently concentrated on books and freelance journalism. His most recent book is Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford (Knopf, 2006), which he edited. He previously co-authored Committing Journalism (W.W. Norton, 1993) with prison writer Dannie M. Martin. Exhaustive details at www.peterysussman.com.


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