The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London:|
And Letty knew and nodded. "I wonder what he is like?" she asked softly.
"I'll make it my business to find out," Edna assured her; "and I'll let you
know inside forty-eight hours."
Letty clapped her hands. "Good! That's the newspaper spirit! Make it
twenty-four hours and you are perfect!"
"--and I am very sorry to trouble you," she concluded the statement of her
case to Max Irwin, famous war correspondent and veteran journalist.
"Not at all," he answered, with a deprecatory wave of the hand. "If you don't
do your own talking, who's to do it for you? Now I understand your predicament
precisely. You want to get on the INTELLIGENCER, you want to get in at once,
and you have had no previous experience. In the first place, then, have you