JOHN HERSEY - AUTOGRAPH POST CARD SIGNED CIRCA 1975 - HFSID 23240
Sale Price $234.00
This note on a postcard agreeing to sign some books is written by the author who also gives his address
Autograph Note Signed: "John", 5½x3¼ blank postcard. Postmarked New Haven, Connecticut, 1975 April date illegible.Typed addressed to: "Tom Mahoney/31 Sunrise Lane/Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603" In full: "Dear Tom: Sure I'd be delighted to inscribe the books. You'll have better luck if you wait awhile (until after May 21) and send them to me at Box 1607, vineyard Haven, Mass., 02568. My next few weeks here are going to be hectic. Best 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. Tape remnant at upper margin not near signature. Pencil name (unknown hand) on verso (no show through). Otherwise, fine condition.
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