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JOHN HERSEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/22/1974 - HFSID 177493

JOHN HERSEY The Pulitzer Prize-winning author pens this letter of thanks for the birthday wishes Autograph Letter Signed: "John Hersey", 1p, 6¼x7. Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, 1974 June 22.On personal letterhead to Mr. Allen. In full: "Many thanks for those kind wishes out of the blue.

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JOHN HERSEY
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author pens this letter of thanks for the birthday wishes
Autograph Letter Signed: "John Hersey", 1p, 6¼x7. Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, 1974 June 22.On personal letterhead to Mr. Allen. In full: "Many thanks for those kind wishes out of the blue. Personally I could do without birthdays. I'm enjoying life so much that I don't much like being reminded of the passage of time! And all good wishes to you." A former war correspondent in the Pacific and Europe for Time magazine (1939-1945), John Hersey (1914-1993) brought vivid accounts of war to readers in such books as Men on Bataan (1942), Hiroshima (1946), a graphic report on the bombing of the Japanese city, and The Wall (1950). His 1944 book, A Bell for Adano, the story of the Allied occupation of Italy, won the 1945 Pulitzer Prizefor Fiction. Fold creases not near signature. Otherwise, fine condition.

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