THE LAST LEAF: Voices of History's Last-Known Survivors
2010·Amherst, New York
by Lutz, Stuart
Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. This unique oral history book records the stories told to the author personally by people who witnessed many of history's most famous events. Among many others, the author interviewed: the final three Civil War widows (one Union and two Confederate), the final pitcher to surrender a home run to Babe Ruth, the last suffragette, the last living person to fly with Amelia Earhart, the final American World War I soldier, and the last surviving employees of Thomas Edison, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Harry Houdini. Inscribed by Lutz on the title page. Octavo. Light wear to the corners and tips; else fine in a fine dust jacket.
(Inventory #: 66653)
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