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Dear Donald, Dear Bennett: The Wartime Correspondence of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer

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Donald Klopfer and Bennett Cerf had been partners in Random House for seventeen years, but Donald decided that he had to become a part of an even greater endeavor—the defeat of Nazi Germany. Not long after Pearl Harbor, Donald, who was then forty years old, took a leave from Random House and joined the United States Army Air Forces. He served for two and a half years, fina ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 5th 2002 by Random House
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Tuck
entertaining collection of letters and commentary between bennett cerf and donald klopfer, the young owners of random house. so well written , funny, and informative. plus all the wwii stuff from klopfer's pov in england mostly , and cerf's pov from nyc and paper rationing, new authors, movies, parties, homefront.

cerf was great writer. so was klopfer. random house seemed like a very likable and ethical company, way back when, as opposed to world dominating douche bags now. but i guess the squid-
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