Letters of note : an eclectic collection of ... Read More
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1 current hold with 1 total copy.
- ISBN: 1452134251 (hardback)
- ISBN: 9781452134253 (hardback)
xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
- Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2014.
"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
"This collection of 125 letters offers a ... Read More
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Summary: "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"--