Letters Of E. B. White by E. B WhiteLetters Of E. B. White by E. B White

Letters Of E. B. White

byE. B White

Paperback | December 18, 2007

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Letters of E. B. White touches on a wide variety of subjects, including the New Yorker editor who became the author's wife; their dachshund, Fred, with his "look of fake respectability"; and White's contemporaries, from Harold Ross and James Thurber to Groucho Marx and John Updike and, later, Senator Edmund S. Muskie and Garrison Keillor. Updated with newly released letters from 1976 to 1985, additional photographs, and a new foreword by John Updike, this unparalleled collection of letters from one of America's favorite essayists, poets, and storytellers now spans nearly a century, from 1908 to 1985.

Born in Mount Vernon, New York, E. B. White was educated at Cornell University and served as a private in World War I. After several years as a journalist, he joined the staff of the New Yorker, then in its infancy. For 11 years he wrote most of the "Talk of the Town" columns, and it was White and James Thurber who can be credited with...
Title:Letters Of E. B. WhiteFormat:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.42 inPublished:December 18, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061374598

ISBN - 13:9780061374593

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thoroughly Enjoyed Few authors write as clearly as E.B. White. These letters capture a life story and life over a time in history that interestingly has many of the same themes of today. If you loved his children stories, you will love the back stories to how they came about. A spectacular study of a brilliant writer's life.
Date published: 2017-11-04