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Product Description: One month after her novel Gone With the Wind was published, Margaret Mitchell sold the movie rights for fifty thousand dollars. Fearful of what the studio might do to her story—“I wouldn’t put it beyond Hollywood to have . . . Scarlett seduce General Sherman,” she joked—the author washed her hands of involvement with the film...read more
By Wiley (editor)

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9781589798724 | Taylor Pub, October 8, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: One month after her novel Gone With the Wind was published, Margaret Mitchell sold the movie rights for fifty thousand dollars.

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Product Description: **Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**Willa Cather’s letters—withheld from publication for more than six decades—are finally available to the public in this fascinating selection. The hundreds collected here range from witty reports of life as a teenager in Red Cloud in the 1880s through her college years at the University of Nebraska, her time as a journalist in Pittsburgh and New York, and her growing eminence as a novelist...read more
By Andrew Jewell (editor)

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9780804172271 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 26, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: **Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**Willa Cather’s letters—withheld from publication for more than six decades—are finally available to the public in this fascinating selection.

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Product Description: A chance meeting in the University of North Carolina campus library in 1944 began a decades-long friendship and sixty-year correspondence. Donald Justice (1925–2004) and Richard Stern (1928–2013) would go on to become, respectively, the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet and the acclaimed novelist...read more
By William Logan (foreword by)

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9780803245044 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, December 1, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A chance meeting in the University of North Carolina campus library in 1944 began a decades-long friendship and sixty-year correspondence.

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Product Description: The Letters of Ernest Hemingway documents the life and creative development of a gifted artist and outsized personality whose work would both reflect and transform his times. Volume 2 (1923-1925) illuminates Hemingway's literary apprenticeship in the legendary milieu of expatriate Paris in the 1920s...read more

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9780521897341 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2013, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The Letters of Ernest Hemingway documents the life and creative development of a gifted artist and outsized personality whose work would both reflect and transform his times.

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By Janis Stout (editor)

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9780307959300 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 16, 2013, cover price $37.50

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Product Description: "I'm just an ordinary writer," Erskine Caldwell once wrote. "I'm not trying to sell anything; I'm not trying to buy anything. I'm just trying to present my vision of life." Yet his vision of Southern grotesques, of slack-jawed, pellagra-ridden sharecroppers, repressed farmwives, and oversexed nymphets, elicited anything but an "ordinary" response...read more

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9780786401086 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, March 1, 1999, cover price $48.50 | About this edition: Caldwell''s vision of Southern slack-jawed, pellagra-ridden sharecroppers, repressed farmwives, oversexed nymphets and moronic adolescents elicited praise from F.

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9780786473984 | Reprint edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 30, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "I'm just an ordinary writer," Erskine Caldwell once wrote.

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Product Description: In 1950, at the age of twenty-four, William Clark Styron, Jr., wrote to his mentor, Professor William Blackburn of Duke University. The young writer was struggling with his first novel, Lie Down in Darkness, and he was nervous about whether his “strain and toil” would amount to anything...read more

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9781400068067 | Random House Inc, December 4, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In 1950, at the age of twenty-four, William Clark Styron, Jr.

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Product Description: With the first publication, in this edition, of all the surviving letters of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), readers will for the first time be able to follow the thoughts, ideas and actions of one of the great literary figures of the twentieth century in his own words...read more
By Albert J. Defazio, III (contributor), Ernest Hemingway, Miriam B. Mandel (contributor), Sandra Spanier (editor) and Trogdon (editor)

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9780521897334 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 20, 2011, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: With the first publication, in this edition, of all the surviving letters of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), readers will for the first time be able to follow the thoughts, ideas and actions of one of the great literary figures of the twentieth century in his own words.

Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Margaret Mitchell's birthday with a new hardcover edition of this best-selling biography. Marianne Walker's ground-breaking biography of the author of Gone With the Wind is available in a new edition to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Margaret Mitchell's birthday (November 8, 1900). Originally published in 1993 to great acclaim, this new edition features a brand new Afterword by the author. Based on more than 200 previously unpublished letters and extensive interviews with their closest associates, Walker's biography of Margaret Mitchell and John Marsh offers a new look into a devoted marriage and fascinating partnership that ultimately created a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. In telling the private story of the remarkable marriage of Mitchell and Marsh, author Marianne Walker has paid long-deserved attention to Marsh and his significant role in the creation of Gone With the Wind.

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9781561452316 | Peachtree Pub Ltd, November 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Margaret Mitchell's birthday with a new hardcover edition of this best-selling biography.
9781561450824 | Peachtree Pub Ltd, October 1, 1993, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Traces the life of Margaret Mitchell and her twenty-four-year marriage to John Marsh, and describes how he helped her create her Pulitzer prize winning novel

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9781561456178, titled "Margaret Mitchell and John Marsh: The Love Story Behind Gone With the Wind" | Anv rei edition (Peachtree Pub Ltd, September 1, 2011), cover price $22.00
9781561451043 | Peachtree Pub Ltd, March 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The marriage of Margaret Mitchell and John Marsh was more than a marriage of great love and deep friendship; it was a lucky literary match, both for them and for a world made richer by the creation of GONE WITH THE WIND.

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Product Description: Surrounded by artists, writers and musicians who constituted her court in Boston as in Venice, Isabella Stewart Gardner, a passionate art collector with enormous funds, was as revered and sought after as royalty. Henry James had a real affection for her, and was inspired by the rich and powerful Mrs Gardner and her magnificent pearls, as well as by the Palazzo Barbaro in Venice, for his novel The Wings of the Dove made into a film in 1997...read more

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9781901285833 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, January 1, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Surrounded by artists, writers and musicians who constituted her court in Boston as in Venice, Isabella Stewart Gardner, a passionate art collector with enormous funds, was as revered and sought after as royalty.

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Product Description: "I've finally pretty much decided what to write next -- a novel based on Nat Turner's rebellion," twenty-six-year-old William Styron confided to his father in a letter he wrote on May 1, 1952. Styron would not publish his Pulitzer Prize--winning The Confessions of Nat Turner until 1967, but this letter undercuts those critics who later attacked the writer as an opportunist capitalizing on the heated racial climate of the late 1960s...read more
By Rose Styron (foreword by)

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9780807134009 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, September 1, 2009, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: "I've finally pretty much decided what to write next -- a novel based on Nat Turner's rebellion," twenty-six-year-old William Styron confided to his father in a letter he wrote on May 1, 1952.

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'Included here are extensive interviews with Williams conducted over several years about her relationship with Faulkner, their correspondence, and discussions of both his work and her own. It includes all of Williams's letters to Faulkner and his letters, either directly reproduced or paraphrased'--Provided by publisher.
By Richard Bausch (foreword by) and Lisa C. Hickman

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9780786425990 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 27, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: 'Included here are extensive interviews with Williams conducted over several years about her relationship with Faulkner, their correspondence, and discussions of both his work and her own.

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Product Description: The novels of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ellen Glasgow ushered the South into the modern era, rejecting the typically romanticized approach for a cunningly observed realism. Glasgow’s originality of mind and abiding fascination with her native South are in abundant display in this new selection of her correspondence with women...read more

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9780813923352 | Univ of Virginia Pr, June 1, 2005, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The novels of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ellen Glasgow ushered the South into the modern era, rejecting the typically romanticized approach for a cunningly observed realism.

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Product Description: Brother Men is the first published collection of private letters of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the phenomenally successful author of adventure, fantasy, and science fiction tales, including the Tarzan series. The correspondence presented here is Burroughs’s decades-long exchange with Herbert T...read more

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9780822335290 | Duke Univ Pr, May 1, 2005, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Brother Men is the first published collection of private letters of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the phenomenally successful author of adventure, fantasy, and science fiction tales, including the Tarzan series.

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9780822335412 | Duke Univ Pr, May 1, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Brother Men is the first published collection of private letters of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the phenomenally successful author of adventure, fantasy, and science fiction tales, including the Tarzan series.

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Product Description: This book collects the letters written between 1906 and 1932 by novelist and civil rights activist Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932). Between 1885 and 1905, this pioneer in the African-American literary tradition published three novels, two books of short stories, a biography of Frederick Douglass, and many short stories and essays in prestigious periodicals―at the same time managing a stenography and court reporting firm in Cleveland, Ohio...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780804745086 | Stanford Univ Pr, March 11, 2002, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: This book collects the letters written between 1906 and 1932 by novelist and civil rights activist Charles W.

Presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between poet Langston Hughes and his mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues.

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9780606242325 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $24.60 | About this edition: Presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between poet Langston Hughes and his mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues.

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9781417753727 | Turtleback Books, February 1, 2002, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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An engaging portrait of two key figures of the Harlem Renaissance presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between gifted African-American poet Langston Hughes and his white mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues, a study of American culture, and portraits of W. E. B. Du Bois, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and other important figures. Reprint. 12,500 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780375727078 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between poet Langston Hughes and his mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues.

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A compelling assortment of personal letters captures a decade in the lifelong friendship of Albert Murray and Ralph Ellison, beginning in 1950 when Murray was a professor at Tuskegee Institute and Ellison was working on Invisible Man, and describes their mutual love of jazz, their writing careers, racial injustice, and their contemporaries--James Baldwin, Richard Wright, and others. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9780375708053 | Vintage Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Compiles personal letters capturing a decade in the lifelong friendship of Albert Murray and Ralph Ellison, beginning in 1950 when Murray was a professor at Tuskegee Institute and Ellison was working on 'Invisible Man'.

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An engaging portrait of two key figures of the Harlem Renaissance presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between gifted African-American poet Langston Hughes and his white mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues, a study of American culture, and portraits of W. E. B. Du Bois, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and other important figures. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780679451136 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of letters exchanged over the course of four decades between poet Langston Hughes and his mentor, Carl Van Vechten, offering an incisive look at current events and issues.

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Letters reveal Faulkner's experiences during his twenties when he first visited the North, served in World War I, studied with Sherwood Anderson, and traveled through Europe. (view table of contents)

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9780393030815, titled "Thinking of Home: William Faulkner's Letters to His Mother and Father 1918-1925" | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1992, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Letters reveal Faulkner's experiences during his twenties when he first visited the North, served in World War I, studied with Sherwood Anderson, and traveled through Europe

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9780393321234 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Letters reveal Faulkner's experiences during his twenties when he first visited the North, served in World War I, studied with Sherwood Anderson, and traveled through Europe.

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Product Description: The relationship between Thomas Wolfe and his editor, Maxwell Perkins has been the subject of guesswork and anecdote for 70 years. Scholars have debated Wolfe's dependence on his editor. This volume of 251 letters should clarify the relationship and set the record straight. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781570033551 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The relationship between Thomas Wolfe and his editor, Maxwell Perkins has been the subject of guesswork and anecdote for 70 years.

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Product Description: The close friendship between Edith Wharton (Ethan Frome, The Age of Innocence, and The Buccaneers) and Louis Bromfield (Early Autumn, The Farm, and The Rains Came) evolved toward the end of Wharton's long and distinguished life and during the height of Bromfield's career...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780870135163 | Michigan State Univ Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The close friendship between Edith Wharton (Ethan Frome, The Age of Innocence, and The Buccaneers) and Louis Bromfield (Early Autumn, The Farm, and The Rains Came) evolved toward the end of Wharton's long and distinguished life and during the height of Bromfield's career.

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Collected letters offer a glimpse into a lifelong friendship--recording ambitions, artistic doubts, and personal problems

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9780393040319 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1996, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Contains excerpts of the long-running correspondence between comic moralist Walker Percy and novelist and historian Shelby Foote, from the beginnings of their careers in the late 1940s to Percy's death in 1990.

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9780393317688, titled "The Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy" | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 1998, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Collected letters offer a glimpse into a lifelong friendship--recording ambitions, artistic doubts, and personal problems

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When Henry James first visited Venice as a tourist he soon became fascinated by the city, especially the Palazzo Barbaro situated on the Grand Canal. Covering the period 1869-1907, this selection of letters written from the palace presents a particular insight into his work.

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9781901285079 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, February 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: When Henry James first visited Venice as a tourist he soon became fascinated by the city, especially the Palazzo Barbaro situated on the Grand Canal.

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