About John H. Tidyman

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John H. Tidyman, author of Gimme Rewrite, Sweetheart

John H. Tidyman

John Tidyman is the author of eight books and has written for just about every publication in Northeast Ohio. After graduating from Lakewood High School, he was drafted and fought in the Vietnam War, and returned a 19-year-old buck sergeant. after stints as a waiter, a warehouseman, and an air freight agent, he joined the Cleveland Press as a reporter. He has been writing ever since.

Books by John H. Tidyman

Gimme Rewrite, Sweetheart by John H. Tidyman
Gimme Rewrite, Sweetheart
Tales From the Last Glory Days of Cleveland Newspapers— Told By The Men and Women Who Reported the News
by John H. Tidyman

Listen in as dozens of veteran newspaper men and women share their favorite stories about life on the job at Cleveland's newspapers during the 1950s, '60s, and '70s— when spirited competition between the Cleveland Press and the Plain Dealer made the n . . . [Read More]

Cleveland Cops by John H. Tidyman
Cleveland Cops
The Real Stories They Tell Each Other
by John H. Tidyman

Gritty, scary, hilarious, and heartbreaking . . . these remarkable true stories will take you on the roller coaster ride that is life as a Cleveland police officer.

These are the real stories cops trade with each other after the shift, over a couple . . . [Read More]


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