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#3089: Willa Cather to Blanche Wolf Knopf, August 16 [1939]

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3 My Dear Blanche3;

Thank you so much for the Freud4 book5. I have not yet read it because I had a black-fly bite on my eyelid, which prevented reading for five days. Now it my eye is quite all right again. If people will live in the wild woods2, they must accept such mis-chances philosophically. The weather has been glorious, brilliant sunshine with a sharp edge in the air.

As the Virginia6 story7 progressed, 2 the first title seemed too- too dull and resigned, so I have discarded "The Old Folks at Home". I have a new title which I think more true and more interesting, but I will think it over for awhile and then see how it strikes you.

I hope you are not in New York City8, my dear. The weather reports are horrifying. Take Pat9 and run away. Give him my love. Now to work.

Lovingly W. S. C. P. S.

Please tell Mr. Lesser10 that he may send my statement to me here, as he suggested.