The Poet and the Dream Girl

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Sandburg, Margaret (editor). The Poet and the Dream Girl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg. Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Condition (Book/DJ): Near fine / Good. Interior bright and clean. Rear dust jacket nicked in upper right corner. Wear to edges of the DJ.

Signed and inscribed by Margaret Sandburg ("To Joe and Shirley Wershba | who were friends of both | the Poet and the Dream Girl | in their later years - | - love from | Margaret Sandburg"). Joe Wershba was a professional journalist and one of the original producers of CBS' '60 Minutes' news show. He won two Emmy awards with CBS. In 2005 Robert Downey Jr. portrayed Joe Wershba in the film 'Good Night and Good Luck' also featuring George Clooney, David Strathairn, Jeff Daniels and Patricia Clarkson (as Joe's wife Shirley).