#2112: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, [July 4, 1934]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Boy1;

Perhaps I never told you that the title of the new book is "Lucy Gayheart."5 It is modern, romantic, Western, non-Catholic6. Alfred Knopf7 says, "Why the devil do people bother me so much about the time and place of your books?"

Hastily Willie (over)

And I haven't thanked you for telling me the Denver8 doctor's report. I'm sure he's right. We all ate too many sweets, you know! I got away from it years ago by having a french cook9—they never have any dessert but fruit & cheese, except on grand occasions.

My thumb10 is still a bit stiff, but I have got back complete wrist action—I surely thought I never would!

Stick to your diet!

W.
Mr. R. C. Cather1 1225 South Center St. Casper4 Wyoming NEW YORK N. Y. STA.Y2 JUL 4 1934 930PM Ask Virginia3 to write to me sometime.