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  • By Richard Moore
    Aug 23, 2011
    A terrific book about Dr. Howard around June 1936 to Nov 1944. Included are letters he sent and received from friends, publishers, family, and others give tremendous insight into the man who had courage, determination, and a love for his son Robert E. Howard creator of Conan, Kull, Bran Mak Morn, Solomon Kane, Red Sonja, and other characters and poetry and his wife Hester. Also, there are newspaper articles of funeral services included and The Will. Dr. Howard died of a heart attack on Nov 12, 1944. Two rare letters are included of Hester Howard writing to Bob. This book is a must have for All Howard fans, scholars, and everyone who wants to learn more about Dr. Howard's courage, determination, and the will to live and keep the legacy of Bob's writings alive. The REH Foundation is putting out some terrific books on Robert E. Howard and now Dr. Howard. Be sure to get Collected Letters Vol 1-3 of Robert E. Howard and The Last of the Trunk and all of REH books here at Lulu like So Far... More > The Poet Tevis Smith Bob's best friend. Other suggested reading: Blood and Thunder, The Life and Art of REH by Mark Finn, and One Who Walked Alone by Novalyne Price Ellis Bob's girlfried.< Less
  • By scottvaleri
    Jul 23, 2011
    Great overview of the life of Robert E Howard's father told through letters and focusing on the period after Robert's and Mrs. Howard's death. Father lived eight more years and this volume shows how a strong and proud man struggled to endure after such a profound and heartbreaking loss. A consistent theme is his effort to preserve and ensure continued longevity of his son's works. A great contribution to Howard enthusiasts and scholars.
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Product Details

Published
June 14, 2011
Language
English
Pages
428
Binding
Hardcover (dust-jacket)
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
1.42 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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