Collection of correspondence, of which part was used to create the book "Attacks of Taste," 1966-1971.

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Byrne, Evelyn B. Collection of correspondence, of which part was used to create the book "Attacks of Taste," 1966-1971.

Collection of correspondence, of which part was used to create the book "Attacks of Taste," 1966-1971.

Requests were sent out to 271 prominent people of the day by the journalism club of E.B. Browning Jr. High. They were asked to list the literature which had most influenced them during their teen years and to explain how they had been influenced by it. The book "Attacks of Taste" was later compiled from 70 of the letters received.

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