Gift of a Letter

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Doubleday, 1990 - Crafts & Hobbies - 162 pages
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"A world of difference separates a phone call from a letter", says Alexandra Stoddard. She urges the reader to make letter-writing a natural habit, evaluates different kinds of papers, and praises the traditional fountain pen as a natural extension of the hand. Illustrated.

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User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

I received this book from my Grandmother this spring when she was cleaning out her apartment in preparation for a move to the Nursing Home. I will always treasure this little book because it came from ... Read full review

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User Review  - lopoeticalveil - Goodreads

This is a wonderful book. Unfortunately for me I have no one to write letters to. I used to write a lot of correspondence, everything from long letters to short thank you notes, but never received ... Read full review

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Author of 27 books, Alexandra Stoddard is sought after as a speaker on the art of living the good life. She has inspired millions of listeners and readers with such books as "Things I Want My Daughters to Know", "Choosing Happiness", "You Are Your Choices", and "Time Alive". A mother and grandmother herself, she lives in Stonington Village, Connecticut, with her husband, Peter Brown.

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