Five-page Autographed Letter Signed

WEST, Jessamyn (1902 - 1984)

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Place Published: Napa, CA
Date Published: 1970

Description: 5 full pages written front and back, 8 x 6 inches, Napa, California, February 25, no year, circa 1970. Signed "Jessamyn" by the Quaker-American writer to fellow writer Jean Stafford, in part: "...a clerk would not let me buy anything until I had been made aware of your story in '4 Short Novels.' I told him I was aware, did admire, but this was not enough...he said very fiercely, 'Everyone with any pretensions as a writer should study Jean Stafford.'...I think he took me for a country matron (as indeed I am)..." One horizontal fold; near fine.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 248263


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