YOURS, FOR PROBABLY ALWAYS. Martha Gellhorn's Letters of Love & War 1930-1949

Richmond Hill/New York: Firefly Books, 2019. First edition. Hardcover. A curated collection of letters between Gellhorn and the extraordinary personalities that were her correspondents in the most interesting time of her life. Through these letters and the author's contextual narrative, the book covers Gellhorn's life and work, including her time reporting for Harry Hopkins and America's Federal Emergency Relief Administration in the 1930s, her newspaper and magazine reportage during the Spanish Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War, and her relationships with Hemingway and General James M. Gavin late in the war, and her many lovers and affairs. Gellhorn's life, reportage, fiction and correspondence reveal her passionate advocacy of social justice and her need to tell the stories of "the people who were the sufferers of history." Renewed interest in her life makes this collection, packed with newly discovered letters and pictures, fascinating reading. 528 pages. Illustrated from photographs. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Item #15398
ISBN: 9780228101864

Price: $50.00

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