ERSKINE CALDWELL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/03/1942 - HFSID 190128
Sale Price $234.00
Erskine Caldwell sends a typed letter saying that he would like to read a book when it is ready.
Typed Letter Signed: "E. Caldwell", ¼p, 7¼x10½. Point of Woods Road, Darien, Connecticut, 1942 February 3. On his personal letterhead to David Lord. In full: "You can bet your life I want to see the book, and I shall look forward to reading it. Just ship it along when it is ready." The writer of 25 novels, 150 short stories and 12 non-fiction books, Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987) is best known for his depictions of poverty stricken blacks and whites in the South. His 1932 novel Tobacco Road (1932) became a long-running Broadway play and God's Little Acre (1933) sold over 14 million copies; both were made into feature films. In all, the prolific author sold some 80 million copies of his works in 43 languages! Lightly soiled. Fine condition.
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