A Lifetime of Words
Douglas Rooks started in newspapers at the Granite State News in Wolfeboro, N.H., served as editor, and moved to Maine in 1984. He was editorial editor of the Kennebec Journal for 11 years, and editor of the legendary newsweekly Maine Times for five years.
Since then he has been a freelance journalist, writing for dozens of publications. In 2016, he published his first book, Statesman, followed by Rise, Decline and Renewal in 2018. Now, First Franco: Albert Beliveau in Law, Politics and Love tells the story of a remarkable, pioneering Franco-American judge whose exemplary life helps explain the distinctive contributions of Maine's largest ethnic demographic.
Contact him at: email@example.com.