Funny Letters from Famous People: Pen and Ink Caricatures
Four Winds Press, 1969 - Wit and humor - 143 pages
Many of the letters touch on the lighter side of everyday life. Others deal directly with the writer's professional life. Glimpses a side of the public is rarely permitted to see; e.g., the personal writing of some of the world's most learned is marked by atrocious spelling and worse grammar.
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