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Author Name    ADAMS, ALICE

Title   Listening to Billie

Publisher   New York Knopf 1978

Seller ID   14035E

First Edition. Inscribed and signed by the author, Alice Adams, to fellow writer, Wayne Warga. Inscribed: “For Wayne, with many thanks for such a great conversation. All best, Alice. Oct. 1, 1980.” Near fine copy with a very small stain to the outer bottom corner of the front board which barely affects the front free endpaper in a very good dust jacket with a 1” stain to the bottom corner of the front panel at the flap fold. From the library of Wayne Warga. The youngest editor at Life Magazine at age 25, Warga reported on John F. Kennedy's race for the Presidency, and went on to cover the Civil Rights movement for the magazine. For many years, Warga was one of the leading writers at the Los Angeles Times where he did in-depth articles and features on writers and people in the arts. Later, Warga became a mystery novelist, creating three well-received bibliomysteries: Hardcover, Fatal Impressions, and Singapore Transfer, featuring Los Angeles rare book dealer, Jeffrey Dean.

Price = 50.00 USD



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