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Who Tells Me True
NY, Scribner's, 1940. The autobiography of Blanche Oelrichs, one-time debutante turned poet and playwright (of Clair de Lune, among others) and actress, who took the name Michael Strange to distance her sometimes erotic work from her societal reputation. An ardent suffragist, Strange married and divorced three times (her second husband was John Barrymore) before partnering for the last decade of her life (1940-1950) with Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon. This copy is inscribed by Strange in the year of publication to Irma Wyckoff, secretary to editor Maxwell Perkins at Scribner's. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with rubbing to the edges. [#034658] SOLD

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