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    Sinclair Lewis 1946 Autograph Letter Signed American writer and satirist whose best known works include: Main Street (1920) which was a satirical portrait of a conservative small town in the Midwest; Babbitt (1922), a satirical portrait of a conservative American businessman; Arrowsmith (1925), which satirized the medical profession; and Elmer Gantry (1927), a satirical portrait of religious hypocrisy. Lewis was the first American writer to win the Nobel prize for literature. Here is a handwritten letter signed, "Red." It is dated December 28, 1946 on "Thorville Farm, Williamstown, Mass" letterhead to Colin and Florence Clement. It mentions, "that Marcella is a full-fledged literary agent now, on her own." This is a reference to Marcella Powers, his mistress. Fine condition, one fold. Original mailing envelope included, addressed in Lewis' hand. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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