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Letters I never mailed by Alec Wilder

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Wilder, Alec.,
  • Composers -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementAlec Wilder.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.W6975 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5066565M
ISBN 100316950534
LC Control Number74034033

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Harry S. Truman made plain speaking his trademark, and it was a common belief that "Give 'em hell" Harry spared few with his words. However, this fascinating collection of amusing, angry, sarcastic, and controversial letters President Truman wrote but never mailed proves that conception wrong. Addressed to admirers and enemies alike, including Adlai Stevenson, Justice William Douglas 3/5(1). Letters I Never Mailed: Clues to a Life, by Alec Wilder, in a new, annotated edition with introduction and supplementary material by David Demsey, foreword by jazz .   Letters I Never Mailed: Clues to a Life, by Alec Wilder, in a new, annotated edition with introduction and supplementary material by David Demsey, foreword by jazz pianist Marian McPartland, and photographs by Louis Ouzer/5(5). Letters I Never Mailed: Clues to a Life, by Alec Wilder, in a new, annotated edition with introduction and supplementary material by David Demsey, foreword by jazz pianist Marian McPartland, and photographs by Louis Ouzer. Alec Wilder is a rare example of.