JOHN HERSEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/08/1960 - HFSID 169231
JOHN HERSEY The author signs this handwritten letter of thanks for kind words about his work Autograph Letter Signed: "John Hersey", 1p, 6¼x7. Windfield, Weston Road, Weston, Connecticut, 1960 September 8. On personal letterhead to Mr. Wes Baleria, Whitlier, California
Sale Price $432.00
The author signs this handwritten letter of thanks for kind words about his work
Autograph Letter Signed: "John Hersey", 1p, 6¼x7. Windfield, Weston Road, Weston, Connecticut, 1960 September 8. On personal letterhead to Mr. Wes Baleria, Whitlier, California. In full: "Thank you for your kind words about my work. And all good wishes for yours to come, whatever it may be. Sincerely," Fold creases not near signature. Lightly toned. Fine condition. Included addressed mailing envelope: "Mr. Wes Baleria,/10924 Coolhurst Drive,/Whitlier, California." Postmarked Westport, Connecticut 1960 September 13. Lightly worn at corners. Fine condition. 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 Prize for Fiction. Two items.
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