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Dear, Dear Brenda : The Love Letters of Henry Miller to Brenda Venus

Venus, Brenda; Miller, Henry; Sindell, Gerald S. (editor)

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ISBN 10: 0688028160 / ISBN 13: 9780688028169
Published by William Morrow, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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With an interesting inscription by the subject of the Miller letters, Brenda Venus. On half-title page there is a five line inscription (plus salutations and signature) to someone associated with creating the photo on the front panel of dj, possibly the photographer. A fine copy in a fine dj. Jacket has no tears, no chips, and is not price-clipped. No remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 005316

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Title: Dear, Dear Brenda : The Love Letters of ...

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Subject

Edition: First Edition

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Dear, Dear Brenda: The Love Letters of Henry Miller to Brenda Venus

From Publishers Weekly:

Bedridden and in his late 80s, Miller wrote more than 1500 letters to a young actress-dancer who was the last great love of his life. The letters here selected, interspersed with commentary by Venus and each virtually complete, are remarkable for their clarity, cheerfulness and passiona passion often expressed with Milleresque uninhibitednessand interesting for their views on writers, painters, sex and spirituality (the last two considered by Miller to be inseparable). As the final blaze-up of a powerful romantic spirit, the letters make a touching love story; and as Durrell points out in his crisp preface, we should be grateful to Venus for the tact and generosity that allowed Miller to spend his last days in a "marvelous euphoria of loving attachment." 50,000 first printing; $50,000 ad/promo. January 22
Copyright 1985 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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