The note is an excerpt from Shaun Usher's 'Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence, Volume 2'

By Tina Jordan
Updated October 10, 2016 at 05:51 PM EDT
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Letters of Note: Volume 1: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

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Dip into Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence, Volume 2, Shaun Usher’s fabulous collection of correspondence out Oct. 11, and you’ll find a love note from Richard Burton to Elizabeth Taylor, a mash letter Bram Stoker sent Walt Whitman, a missive Ayn Rand mailed to the editor of Cat Fancy magazine, and this remarkable response from David Bowie to an American fan. EW is excited to debut excerpt below.

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In 1967, when he received his first American fan letter—from Sandra Dodd, a 14-year-old New Mexico resident—the then-20-year-old Bowie was so excited that he grabbed a piece of stationery from his manager, Kenneth Pitt, and promptly typed up this sweet reply

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Letters of Note: Volume 1: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

type
  • Book
author
  • Shaun Usher

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