NLW MS 21710C.
Leftover life to kill : : typescript draft,
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i, 302 ff. ; 265 x 195 mm. Bound at NLW.
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Mr Nicholas Monson (per Michael Geare); London; Purchase; 1981
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A typescript draft of Caitlin Thomas's autobiography, Leftover Life to Kill (London, 1957), apparently typed from tape or dictation (see, for instance, ff. 64-65), bearing her more or less final autograph revision, and containing some passages which do not appear in the published work, e.g. the summary of Dylan's usual domestic small talk (f. 39), and his inability to cope with the pestilent 'Bible manglers' of New York (f. 83).
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 21710C.
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans;