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  - Kohein - LibraryThing

The book, Gift of a Letter, by Alexandra Stoddard, provides a timeless analysis of the value of hand-written communication for both the writer and the recipient. She intimately describes the value of ... Read full review

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This is the book that influenced me to acquire a multitude of "Penpals", back in the days before e-mail when I was in grade school. I corresponded with people from all over the world, mostly kids but ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
The Power of a Letter
23
The Elements of Letter Writing
65
Copyright

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Author of twenty-four books, Alexandra Stoddard is a sought-after speaker on the art of living. Through her lectures, articles, and books such as Living a Beautiful Life, Things I Want My Daughters to Know, Time Alive, Grace Notes, Open Your Eyes, and Feeling at Home, she has inspired millions to pursue more fulfilling lives. She lives with her husband in New York City and Stonington Village, Connecticut.

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