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Collection of typed letters signed (184), autograph letters signed (19), autograph and typed postcards signed (15), and autograph notes signed (7) : St. Helena, California, Last House [Glen Ellen, California], and Aix-en-Provence, to David Pleydell-Bouverie, 1968-1992. Preview this item
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Collection of typed letters signed (184), autograph letters signed (19), autograph and typed postcards signed (15), and autograph notes signed (7) : St. Helena, California, Last House [Glen Ellen, California], and Aix-en-Provence, to David Pleydell-Bouverie, 1968-1992.

Author: M F K FisherMaya AngelouJames BeardHerb CaenTruman CapoteAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The correspondence begins with Fisher's first letter to Pleydell-Bouverie and concludes shortly before her death. The letters are long and affectionate, discussing the construction of "Last House" (built for Fisher on Pleydell-Bouverie's estate, "The Ranch") and life there; mutual friends; dinner parties and conversation; books, music, film, and art; cooking philosophy and recipes; gardening; cats. Letter 196, dated  Read more...
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: M F K Fisher; Maya Angelou; James Beard; Herb Caen; Truman Capote; Julia Child; Paul Child; Helen Frankenthaler; Arnold Gingrich; Vladimir Horowitz; Barbara Hutton; David Levine; Mary McCarthy; Léo Marchutz; Dillwyn Parrish; Man Ray; Stella Jolles Reichman; Stephen De Staebler; Tom Wolfe; David Pleydell-Bouverie
OCLC Number: 270874911
Notes: A total of 225 items, mostly signed "Mary Frances" or "MFKF."
Letter 27 includes a typescript of the poem "A Rain Song."
Description: 225 items (ca. 300 p.), unbound : ill. ; size varies + 2 envelopes

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The correspondence begins with Fisher's first letter to Pleydell-Bouverie and concludes shortly before her death. The letters are long and affectionate, discussing the construction of "Last House" (built for Fisher on Pleydell-Bouverie's estate, "The Ranch") and life there; mutual friends; dinner parties and conversation; books, music, film, and art; cooking philosophy and recipes; gardening; cats. Letter 196, dated May 1990, is the last letter typed by Fisher herself, who by this time suffered from Parkinson's disease. Later letters are typed by a secretary and initialed by Fisher. With mention of many people, including Maya Angelou (35, 37, and others); James Beard (42); Herb Caen (throughout); Truman Capote (178, 219); Julia and Paul Child (throughout); Helen Frankenthaler (163, 172); Arnold Gingrich (14); Vladimir Horowitz (151); Barbara Hutton (175); David Levine (210); Mary McCarthy (195); Léo Marchutz (74); Dillwyn Parrish (throughout); Man Ray (6, 107, 179); Stella Reichman (222); Stephen de Staebler (224); Tom Wolfe (103). Items in the collection are described in individual records; see MA 4786.1-225 for more information.

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