Jeanette MacDonald: The Irving Stone Letters is a book of personal love letters written by 1930s movie star Jeanette MacDonald, annotated by Sharon Rich. It was published by Bell Harbour Press in 2002.
Stone's family owned Milwaukee's Boston Store. MacDonald dated Irving Stone during her Broadway years, from 1927-8. Her handwritten letters, telegrams and postcards were photographed and reproduced, spanning the years 1927 through 1938. Rich annotated the letters and added photos, commentary and historical background.
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“At first your mother said . . . why me! why me!
But she got over that. Now she enjoys
her dull daily care and her hectic bravery.
You do not love anyone. She is not growing a boy;
she is enlarging a stone to wear around her neck.”
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