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Letters of Note : An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience - Shaun Usher

Letters of Note

An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

By: Shaun Usher (Compiled by)

Hardcover

Published: 6th May 2014
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This spectacular collection of more than 125 letters offers a never-before-seen glimpse of the events and people of history--the brightest and best, the most notorious, and the endearingly everyday. Entries include a transcript of the letter; a short contextual introduction; and, in 100 cases, a captivating facsimile of the letter itself. The artfulness of Shaun Usher's eclectic arrangement creates a reading experience rich in discovery. Mordant, hilarious, poignant, enlightening--surprise rewards each turn of the page. Colorfully illustrated with photographs, portraits, and relevant artworks, this handsome hardcover is a visual treat too, making Letters of Note an utterly distinctive gift, and an instant classic.

holiday Gift Guide Pick "Usher has been showcasing epistles on his website for years; now 125 of his favorites, written by the likes of Katherine Hepburn, Fidel Castro and Richard Feynman, are gathered in this incomparable compendium of human relationships and emotion."-Time Out NY

ISBN: 9781452134253
ISBN-10: 1452134251
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 6th May 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 20.8  x 4.1
Weight (kg): 1.54