From 1943 to 1953, William Styron wrote over one hundred letters to his father, detailing his adventures and works in progress, and ruminating on the craft of writing. In all of American literature, no other extended series of such letters exists. Letters to My Father collects this correspondence for the first time, revealing the early, intimate thoughts of a young man who was to become a literary icon. The collection is copiously annotated and includes a prefatory memoir of the senior Styron by the author's widow, Rose; ...

Letters to My Father 2009, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807134009