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Usher, Shaun,(joint author.).

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Erlanger Branch 808.86 L651o 2014 (Text) 33126021020338 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 05/18/2022

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  • ISBN: 1452134251 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781452134253 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
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  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2014.

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Includes index.
"First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Canongate Books Ltd in conjunction with Unbound"--Title ... Read More
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I have not shot her yet / Dorothy Parker to Seward ... Read More
This is no drill / CINCPAC to all ships -- Dear 8 ... Read More
It's up to you now / Bette Davis to B. D. Hyman -- ... Read More
Do not grieve for me / Fyodor Dostoevsky to ... Read More
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus / Virginia ... Read More
'Music is 'life it'self / Louis Armstrong to Lance ... Read More
One's drop scones / Queen Elizabeth II to U.S. ... Read More
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"This collection of 125 letters offers a ... Read More
Subject: Letters
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24500. ‡aLetters of note : ‡ban eclectic collection of correspondence deserving of a wider audience / ‡ccompiled by Shaun Usher.
264 1. ‡aSan Francisco : ‡bChronicle Books, ‡c2014.
300 . ‡axvi, 352 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c29 cm
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500 . ‡a"First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Canongate Books Ltd in conjunction with Unbound"--Title page verso.
500 . ‡aIncludes index.
520 . ‡a"This collection of 125 letters offers a never-before-seen glimpse of the events and people of history--the brightest and the best, the most notorious, and the endearingly everyday. Letters are not ordered chronologically or thematically, but are artfully arranged for a discovery-rich reading experience. Each entry includes a transcript of the letter; a short contextual introduction; and, in 100 cases, a facsimile of the letter itself"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
50500. ‡tOne's drop scones / ‡rQueen Elizabeth II to U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- ‡tFrom hell / ‡rJack the Ripper to George Lusk -- ‡tWind the clock / ‡rE.B. White to Mr. Nadeau -- ‡tI am to be executed / ‡rMary Stuart to Henry III of France -- ‡tI hear you like tomato soup / ‡rWilliam P. MacFarland to Andy Warhol -- ‡tBill Hicks on freedom of speech / ‡rBill Hicks to a priest -- ‡tYour pal, John K. / ‡rJohn Kricfalusi to Amir Avni -- ‡tThe elephant man / ‡rFrancis Carr-Gomm to The Times -- ‡tI like words / ‡rRobert Pirosh to various -- ‡tI can't fight any longer / ‡rVirginia Woolf to Leonard Woolf -- ‡tThere is no money in answering letters / ‡rGroucho Marx to Woody Allen -- ‡tAs dire as its title / ‡rIan Main to head of Comedy and Light Entertainment, BBC -- ‡tI stand astounded and appalled / ‡rCharles Dickens to The Times -- ‡tFifty lady sharpshooters await / ‡rAnnie Oakly to U.S. President William McKinley -- ‡tTo hell with Hitler / ‡rPatrick Hitler to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- ‡tThank you for the dream / ‡rRoald Dahl to Amyu Corcoran -- ‡tHow I would like to work for you! / ‡rEudora Welty to The New Yorker.
50500. ‡t'Music is 'life it'self / ‡rLouis Armstrong to Lance Corporal Villec -- ‡tTo my old master / ‡rJourdon Anderson to Patrick Henry Anderson -- ‡tMy good friend Roosvelt / ‡rFidel Castro to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- ‡tA man has to be something ; he has to matter / ‡rHunter S. Thompson to Hume Logan -- ‡tI beg you to take my child / ‡rvarious mothers to ‡tThe Foundling Asylum -- ‡tEat your vegetables! / John W. James III to U.S. President Richard Nixon -- ‡tA personal letter from Steve Martin / ‡rSteve Martin to Jerry Carlson -- ‡tIs it a disgrace to be born a Chinese? / ‡rMary Tape to San Francisco Board of Education -- ‡tO.M.G. / ‡rJohn Arbuthnot Fisher to Winston Churchill -- ‡tIt is only adults who ever feel threatened / ‡rUrsula Nordstrom to a school librarian -- ‡tGod damn it, I split it so it will stay split / ‡rRaymond Chandler to Edward Weeks -- ‡tI shall be waiting for you / ‡rLady Shigenari to Kimura Shigenari -- ‡tMy muse is not a horse / ‡rNick Cave to MTV -- ‡tOur Frank / ‡rThe Connell Family to the Ciulla Family -- ‡tI am not afraid of robots. I am afraid of people / ‡rRay Bradbury to Brian Sibley -- ‡tDo / ‡rSol LeWitt to Eva Hesse -- ‡tWhat do you say? I can't hear you... / ‡rKatharine Hepburn to Spencer Tracy -- ‡tThe ax / ‡rCharles M. Schultz to Elizabeth Swaim -- ‡tI love my wife. My wife is dead. / ‡r0Richard Feynman to Arline Feynman -- ‡tYou are not so kind as you used to be / ‡rClementine Churchill to Winston Churchill.
50500. ‡tYes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus / ‡rVirginia O'Hanlon to editor of the Sun -- ‡tI have just written you a long letter / ‡rAlfred D. Wintle to editor of The Times -- ‡tSweetheart, come / ‡rEmma Hauck to Mark Hauck -- ‡tAvenge my death / ‡rMasanobu Kuno to his children -- ‡tDon't touch his hair / ‡rThree Elvis Presley fans to U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- ‡tTo: my widow / ‡rRobert Scott to Kathleen Scott -- ‡tPut up your dukes and write! / ‡rJack Kerouac to Marlon Brando -- ‡tYou must know again my reluctance to marry / ‡rAmelia Earhart to George Putnam -- ‡tI'd like to continue to be a good soldier / ‡rEddie Slovik to General Dwight D. Eisenhower -- ‡tThe Galilean moons / ‡rGalileo Galilei to Leonardo Donato -- ‡tThe birch bark letters / ‡rGavrila Posenya to relatives -- ‡tTo a top scientist / ‡rDenis Cox to a top scientist -- ‡tDeep sickness seized me / ‡rLucy Thurston to Mary Thurston -- ‡tHe's here, living and vivid and unforgettable forever / ‡rStewart Stern to the Winslows -- ‡tI miss my biggest heart / ‡rEmily Dickinson to Susan Gilbert -- ‡tYour end is approaching / ‡runknown to Martin Luther King, Jr. -- ‡tA most important discovery / ‡rFrancis Crick to Michael Crick -- ‡tThe skills of Leonardo da Vinci / ‡rLeonardo da Vinci to Ludovico Sforza -- ‡tI am in a state of shock / ‡rFlannery O'Connor to a professor of English -- ‡tFederal agent at large / ‡rElvis Presley to U.S. President Nixon.
50500. ‡tDo not grieve for me / ‡rFyodor Dostoevsky to Mikhail Dostoevsky -- ‡t17 million negroes cannot wait for the hearts of men to change / ‡rJackie Robinson to U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- ‡t11 alive.. need small boat... Kennedy / ‡rJohn F. Kennedy to Allied Forces -- ‡tWhere did that fall / ‡rSpike Milligan to Stephen Gard -- ‡tIn event of moon disaster / ‡rWilliam Safire to H.R. Halderman -- ‡tThe most beautiful death / ‡rLaura Huxley to Julian and Juliette Huxley -- ‡tRegarding your dam complaint / ‡rStephen L. Tvedten to David L. Price -- ‡tWhy explore space? / ‡rDr. ernst Stuhlinger to Sister Mary Jucunda -- ‡tI am very real / ‡rKurt Vonnegut to Charles McCarthy -- ‡tAn idiot of the 33rd degree / Mark Twain to J.H. Todd -- ‡tHang on, my love, and grow big and strong / ‡rIggy Pop to Laurence -- ‡tI wrote a book called The Godfather / ‡rMario Puzo to Marlon Brando -- ‡tThe result would be a catastrophe / ‡rRoger Boisjoly to R.K. Lund -- ‡tAll the ladies like whiskers / ‡rGrace Bedell to Abraham Lincoln -- ‡tI felt the risk of being overwhelmed / ‡rJames Cameron to Leslie Barany -- ‡tHow could you go ahead of me? / a widow to Eung-Tae Lee -- ‡tI am the servant of the king / Ayyab to Amenhotep IV -- ‡tI shall always be near you / Sullivan Ballou to Sarah Ballou -- ‡tI'm still someplace / ‡rUncle Lynn to Peggy, Dorothy, Chuck, and Dick Jones -- ‡tThe birth of bonfire night / ‡rUnknown to William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle.
50500. ‡tIt's up to you now / ‡rBette Davis to B. D. Hyman -- ‡tForget your personal tragedy / ‡rErnest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald -- ‡tI was meant to be a composer / ‡rSamuel Barber to Marguerite Barber -- ‡tPermission to land / ‡rBuang-Ly to USS Midway -- ‡tSay yes I need a job / ‡rTim Schafer to David Fox -- ‡tWe no longer have any right to remain silent / ‡r36 Amercan writers to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- ‡tKipling's hints on schoolboy etiquette / ‡rRudyard Kipling to editors of the Horsmonden School Budget -- ‡tSex does not thrive on montonony / ‡rAnaisÌ Nin to The Collector -- ‡tDear "Dr." Fields / ‡rBill Baxley to Edward R. Fields -- ‡tThe Heiligenstadt testament / ‡rLudwig van Beethoven to his brothers -- ‡tPay it forward / ‡rBenjamin Franklin to Benjamin Webb -- ‡tEddie's house / ‡rJim Berger to Frank Lloyd Wright -- ‡tI was ready to sink into the earth with shame / form letter -- ‡tSorrow passes and we remain / ‡rHenry James to Grace Norton -- ‡tIt will prove invincible / ‡rPhilip K. Dick to Jeff Walker -- ‡tThank you Bob / ‡rFrederic Flom to Bob Hope -- ‡tNew rubbish dialogue / ‡rAlex Guinness to Anne Kaufman -- ‡tI refuse to be cheated out of my deathbed scene / ‡rRebecca West to H. G. Wells -- ‡tObscene and sacrilegious / ‡rLord Bernard Delfont to Michael Deeley and Barry Spikings -- ‡tWretched Woman! / ‡rJermain Loguen to Sarah Logue.
50500. ‡tThis is no drill / ‡rCINCPAC to all ships -- ‡tDear 8 year-old Teresa / ‡rWil Wheaton to Teresa Jusino -- ‡tWhat a dandy car you make / ‡rClyde Barrow to Henry Ford -- ‡tLove, Dad / ‡rRonald Reagan to Michael Reagan -- ‡tWe are sinking fast / ‡rTitanic to SS Birma -- ‡tAn incredible coincidence / ‡rRobert T. Lincoln to Richard W. Gilder -- ‡tPixar films don't get finished / ‡rPete Docter to Adam -- ‡tMay we all get better together / ‡rCharles Bukowski to Hans van den Broek -- ‡tWe all feel like that now and then / ‡rSir Archibald Clark Kerr to Lord Reginald Pembroke -- ‡tIt was hard to give five sons to the Navy / ‡rAlleta Sullivan to U.S. Navy -- ‡tNothing good gets away / ‡rJohn Steinbeck to Thom Steinbeck -- ‡tthe great fire of London / ‡rJames Hicks to his fellow postmasters -- ‡tIt is like confessing a murder / Charles Darwin to Joseph D. Hooker -- ‡tHardly one. Hardly one / ‡rArthur C. Fifield to Gertrude Stein -- ‡tJohn Lennon signed my album / ‡rMark Chapman to a memorabilia expert -- ‡tThings to worry about / F. Scott Fitzgerald to Scottie -- ‡tMy wick hath a thief in it / ‡rCharles Lamb to Bernard Barton -- ‡tVote for me and I will help you out / ‡rJohn Beaulieu to U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- ‡tDo scientists pray? / Albert Einstein to Phyllis -- ‡tFor the sake of humanity / ‡rMohandas Gandhi to Adolf Hitler.
50500. ‡tI have not shot her yet / ‡rDorothy Parker to Seward Collins -- ‡tLetter to a young poet / ‡rRainer Maria Rilke to Franz Kappus -- ‡tWhat great births you have witnessed! / ‡rMark Twain to Walt Whitman -- ‡tEinstein's one great mistake / ‡rAlbert Einstein to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- ‡tCome quick to me / ‡rZelda Fitzgerald to F. Scott Fitzgerald -- ‡tArt is useless because.. / ‡rOscar Wilde to Bernulf Clegg -- ‡tI leave it in your capable hands / ‡rMick Jagger to Andy Warhol -- ‡tSlaghterhouse-five / ‡rKurt Vonnegut, Jr. to Kurt Vonnegut.
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