ROBERT PENN WARREN - CHECK ENDORSED 05/02/1980 - HFSID 317637
ROBERT PENN WARREN The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes endorses a $3 check from a bookstore in Johnson City, Tennessee. Check endorsed: "Robert Penn Warren", 8¼x3. Johnson City, Tennessee, 1980 June 2.
Sale Price $272.00
ROBERT PENN WARREN
The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes endorses a $3 check from a bookstore in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Check endorsed: "Robert Penn Warren", 8¼x3. Johnson City, Tennessee, 1980 June 2. Check #527, drawn on the account of Magic Lantern Books at the Mountain Empire Bank, payable to Robert Penn Warren for $3.00. Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) captured the 1947 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for All the King's Men, his classic novel of southern politics based on the career of Louisiana Governor Huey Long. He won the 1958 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Promises: Poems 1954-1956, and the 1979 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Now and Then: Poems 1976-1978. He served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1944-1945 and was the first Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1986-1987. In 1980, Robert Penn Warren was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Having won his third Pulitzer in 1979, Warren may have been in Johnson City for a book signing. Fold. Corners slightly worn. Ink stamps. Slightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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