Dear Bess: The Letters from Harry to Bess Truman, 1910-1959

Dear Bess: The Letters from Harry to Bess Truman, 1910-1959

by Robert H. Ferrell
     
 

Once again available is the critically acclaimed Dear Bess, a collection of more than 600 letters that Harry S. Truman wrote to his beloved wife, Bess, from 1910 to 1959. Selected from 1,268 letters discovered in Bess's house after her death in 1982, this extraordinary collection provides an inside look at Truman's life, his thoughts, and his dreams.

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Once again available is the critically acclaimed Dear Bess, a collection of more than 600 letters that Harry S. Truman wrote to his beloved wife, Bess, from 1910 to 1959. Selected from 1,268 letters discovered in Bess's house after her death in 1982, this extraordinary collection provides an inside look at Truman's life, his thoughts, and his dreams.

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First published in 1983, this installation in Missouri's "Give 'Em Hell Harry" series offers Truman's letters to his wife, Bess, from 1910 to 1949. The letters are divided into chronological sections, each with a biographical/historical introduction to the period plus photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393302097
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1984
Pages:
608

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