JOHN HAWKES - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/16/1973 - HFSID 86865
JOHN HAWKES Handwritten letter by the American author on Brown University letterhead. Autograph Letter signed: "John Hawkes", 1 page, 5½x8½. Providence, Rhode Island, 1973 March 16. On letterhead of Brown University written to "Dear Mr. Prunett
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Handwritten letter by the American author on Brown University letterhead.
Autograph Letter signed: "John Hawkes", 1 page, 5½x8½. Providence, Rhode Island, 1973 March 16. On letterhead of Brown University written to "Dear Mr. Prunett". In full: "The enclosed isn't much and comes appallingly late - But I'm grateful to you for writing me Sincerely," American author John Hawkes (1925-1998) was born in Stamford, Connecticut. A Graduate of Harvard University, he taught at Brown University for thirty years beginning in 1958. Known for his intense work, his novels span five decades from The Cannibal (1949) to An Irish Eye (1997). The most notable of Hawkes many novels were his 1951 The Beetle Leg and his 1961 The Lime Twig. His works were often set in unfamiliar locales and time periods and were extremely imaginative, dark and often comical. Some of his other works include The Owl (1954), Second Skin (1964), The Blood Oranges (1970), Travesty (1976), Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade (1984) and Sweet William (1993). Normal mailing folds. Slightly creased. Slightly soiled at bottom right. Otherwise, fine condition.
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