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1939 Diary

Cover 1939 Diary

Much high life at the hotels Brevoort and Lafayette; pre-war anxiety; stories of Coby Gilman, Niles Spencer and Bobby Lewis. Many overheard conversations, which bring the times to vivid life. Samples of the 1939 diary, including what could be called Powell’s “credo” in the middle of the March 2 entry. An unedited version of the […]

1941 Diary

Cover 1941 Diary

Powell begins to sketch her autobiographical novel “My Home Is Far Away” in an undated section of this diary. Many anecdotes about Powell’s friend Coby Gilman, some as of yet unpublished.