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- Alex Beam is an American writer and journalist. He is also a columnist for The Boston Globe. He has worked at Newsweek and BusinessWeek, where his tenure included Boston and Moscow bureau chief, before joining the Boston Globe. His columns for the Globe has appeared since 1987. He was a John Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University in 1996-1997. Mr. Beam is the author of the 2014 book American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church.
- born in (62 years ago) in Oakland, child of Jacob D. Beam
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Journalist, novelist
- parent of Chris Beam
- written works: "Gracefully Insane", "A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books", "The Americans are coming!"
- Alex Beam: Alexander Roger Beam was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He started and completed two games for the Pittsburg Alleghenys in 1889, going 1-1. He then played in the minor leagues until 1892.
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The Dictionary of Clichs (2013)
A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes by Christine Ammer
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