Chickens, Gin, And A Maine Friendship: The Correspondence Of E. B. White And Edmund Ware Smith

byE.B. White, Edmund Ware SmithIntroduction byMartha White

May 15, 2020|
Chickens, Gin, And A Maine Friendship: The Correspondence Of E. B. White And Edmund Ware Smith by E.B. White
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During the 1950s and ''60s, writers E.B. White and Edmund Ware Smith carried on a long correspondence by letter, despite living only a few miles apart on the coast of Maine. Often the letters were written from one or the other while they were traveling, but missing their homes and friends. The letters represent a witty and charming correspondence between two literary giants, their stories of Maine, the beauty of our region, and the trials and tribulations of living here. Introduced by White''s granddaughter, Martha White, the letters show their first formal communications, their chummy middle years, right up to the death of Edmund Ware Smith. Throughout, there is a strong sense of place and community.
E. B. White (1899-1985) was an American writer. For more than fifty years, he was a contributor to The New Yorker magazine. He was also a co-author of the English language style guide The Elements of Style. In addition, he wrote books for children, including Stuart Little, Charlotte''s Web, and The Trumpet of the Swan. In a 2012 survey...
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Title:Chickens, Gin, And A Maine Friendship: The Correspondence Of E. B. White And Edmund Ware Smith
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:248 pages, 8.86 X 5.89 X 0.92 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 8.86 X 5.89 X 0.92 in
Published:May 15, 2020
Publisher:Down East Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781608937325

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