Five o'clock angel: letters of Tennessee Williams to Maria St. Just, 1948-1982

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Knopf, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 407 pages
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A remarkable collection of letters reveals the most intimate portrait yet available on the private life of Tennessee Williams. Maria St. Just was for 30 years Williams' closest friend, confidant, and reader and the inspiration for Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. 75 photographs.

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Review: Five O'Clock Angel: Letters of Tennessee Williams to Maria St. Just, 1948-1982

User Review  - Shannon Yarbrough - Goodreads

The computer killed the art of letter writing, or I should say the internet did with its remarkable means of communication via email. I'm guilty of it myself these days though I do share a regular ... Read full review

Review: Five O'Clock Angel: Letters of Tennessee Williams to Maria St. Just, 1948-1982

User Review  - Sam Schulman - Goodreads

Maria St. Just, the child of White Russian emigres, was the model for Maggie the Cat, sort of, but she comes to resemble more the character played by Ava Gardner in the movie of Night of the Iguana ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1990)

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) is the acclaimed author of many books of letters, short stories, poems, essays, and a large collection of plays, including The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Camino Real, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, The Night of the Iguana, and The Rose Tattoo.

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