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Letters of note. Love / compiled by Shaun Usher.

Usher, Shaun, 1978- (editor.).

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  • ISBN: 0143134639
  • ISBN: 9780143134633
  • ISBN: 9780143134633
  • ISBN: 0143134639
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2020.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Nothing good gets away / John Steinbeck to Thom Steinbeck -- I cannot do less / Simone de Beauvoir to Nelson Algren -- Know that you are loved / Dorothy Freeman to Rachel Carson -- My soul is vexed / Isaac Forman to William Still -- You are superior to all / Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo -- I have never loved before as I love you / Vladimir Nabokov to Véra Slonim -- We formed only one being / Maud Gonne to W.B. Yeats -- I have had my eye on you / Simon Fallowfield to Mary Foster -- I weep and weep and weep / Nadezhda Mandelstam to Osip Mandelstam -- Go right ahead and get married / Zora Neale Hurston to Herbert Sheen -- You will never be far away / Marina Tsvetaeva to Rainer Maria Rilke -- Immortal Beloved / Ludwig van Beethoven to his 'Immortal Beloved' -- I feel happy tonight / Anne Lindbergh to Charles Lindbergh -- This is a love letter, is it not? / John Jay Chapman to Minna Timmins -- I love my wife. My wife is dead / Richard Feynman to Arline Feynman -- My angel, my love / Emilie Blachère to Rémi Ochlik -- A problem we have / Mildred Loving to the American Civil Liberties Union -- Pieces of meat to hungre wolfe / Addie Brown to Rebecca Primus -- You are splendid / Robert Schumann to Clara Wieck -- I'm terribly in love with you / James Schuyler to John Button -- Look for me in the sunsets / Emmie to Sumner -- A lousy proposition / Evelyn Waugh to Laura Herbert -- I know what love is / Ansel Adams to Cedric Wright -- I'm amputating you / Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera -- Away from you I am as nothing / Lester Halbreich to Shirley Halbreich -- A thousand kisses as fiery as my soul / Napoléon Bonaparte to Joséphine de Beauharnais -- Good luck, my darling / Nelson Mandela to Winnie Mandela -- I love June Carter, I do / Johnny Cash to June Carter -- A squeal of pain / Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf -- I shall always be near you / Sullivan Ballou to Sarah Ballou.
Summary, etc.:
"From Napoléon Bonaparte and Frida Kahlo to Nelson Mandela and Ayn Rand glimpse the ardors of artists, painters, writers, and more in this touching volume of beautiful missives, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections Beethoven yearns to see his famously unknown Immortal Beloved. A Victorian farmer proposes marriage to a woman he's never met. Zora Neale Hurston gives her ex-husband relationship advice. Mildred Loving asks the ACLU for help challenging the racist marriage laws of the Jim Crow South. Revealing deep, eternal truths from the heart, this intimate collection of 30 letters traces all of love's incarnations, from first blush and mutual enchantment to unrequited feelings and the ache of passions past. It offers a rare, passionate, and timeless look at what it means to love and be loved"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Love-letters.

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