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Odyssey of a Friend: Letters to William F. Buckley Jr. 1954-1961

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Chambers emerged from the communist Party, but did not surrender the conviction, by which his very bones had been virtually irradiated, that apocalypse menaced. Hugh Kenner
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published February 25th 1987 by Regnery Publishing (first published 1968)
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If only the author had published these letters and not their recipient!
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Whittaker Chambers born Jay Vivian Chambers and also known as David Whittaker, was an American writer and editor. A Communist party member and Soviet spy, he later renounced communism and became an outspoken opponent. He is best known for his testimony about the perjury and espionage of Alger Hiss.

In 1952, Chambers's book Witness was published to widespread acclaim. The book was a combination of a
More about Whittaker Chambers...
Witness Cold Friday Ghosts on the Roof: Selected Journalism Notes from the Underground: The Whittaker Chambers-Ralph de Toledano Letters, 1949-60 Witness: Part 1

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