Letters : to Jean Stafford, 1962-1971.


Letters : to Jean Stafford, 1962-1971.

Percy writes about the National Book Awards, comments on The Golden Bowl and Stafford's A mother in history, compliments a story by her, and mentions his uncle, a stay at Key West, and current activities and feelings.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7290153

University of Virginia. Library

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