The World's Greatest Letters: From Ancient Greece to the Twentieth Century
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The World's Greatest Letters: From Ancient Greece to the Twentieth Century

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This handsome and elegant anthology of famous historical letters covers all aspects of human life—emotional, creative, and intellectual. Hundreds of letters organized by topic are featured from well-known men and women such as Joan of Arc, Hernán Cortés, Albert Einstein, and Virginia Woolf. Revealing not only the history of the age but the personality of the writer, these...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Chicago Review Press
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I reveled in the words of the greats. The love letters, some filled with such passion and others sadly obsessive. Others made me laugh while some gave me a new respect for the lives of these great people.
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