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A life in letters  Cover Image Book Book

A life in letters

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  • ISBN: 0393088995 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780393088991 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 602 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
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  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2013.

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General Note: "The definitive edition of the letters-many previously unpublished . . . . Wodehouse corresponded with relatives, friends, and some of the greatest figures of the twentieth century: Agatha Christie, Ira Gershwin, Evelyn Waugh, George Orwell, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The letters are arranged chronologically with intersecting sections of biography written by Sophie Ratcliffe"--Publisher's note.
Previously published: London : Hutchinson, 2011.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Childhood -- Dulwich -- 1899/1900: "Set thy beetle-crusher on the ladder of fame" -- Early career -- 1901/1909: "Got a plot, thanks" -- New York -- 1909/1914: "American hustle" -- Love on Long Island -- 1914/ 1918: "Something fresh" -- The roaring Twenties -- 1919/1930: "This, I need scarcely point out to you, is jolly old fame" -- Wodehouse in Hollywood -- 1930/1931: "This place is loathsome" -- Wodehouse in the Thirties -- 1932/1940: "A jolly strong position" -- Internment -- 1940/1941: "Am quite happy here" -- The broadcasts -- Berlin -- 1941/1943: "So little to tell" -- Paris -- 1943/1947: "Under surveillance" -- Return to America -- 1947/1954: "New York is overwhelming" -- Final years -- 1954/1975: "He did take trouble."
Subject: Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) 1881-1975 Correspondence
Novelists, English 20th century Biography
Novelists, English 20th century Correspondence

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