AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from James Michener to Pearl Buck

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from James Michener to Pearl Buck
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Tinicum, PA: . Superb AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED on Michener's personal 6" x 7" stationery to fellow Pennsylvanian Pulitzer Prize-winning author Pearl Buck. In full: "Dear Pearl Buck, I was delighted when Richard [Walsh, Buck's husband] told me that your biographical summary [her autobiography, MY SEVERAL WORLDS] was to be a Book of the Month. We need such a book. [Michener's first book, TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC, was a Book of the Month in 1947]. I have just been reading Lafcadio Hearn and realize with a violent start how much he saw back in 1904. Common sense and honest observation do count for something, and I think yours is of his quality. Sincerely, Jim Michener." Horizontal crease at center from mailing. Fine (Item ID: 018369)

From The Charles E. Sigety Collection of Fine Printed Books and Americana sold at Christie's in 2015


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