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Helene Hanff

writer

A struggling writer for years, Hanff found unexpected fame when her affectionate and at times acerbic letters to a London bookseller were published. 84 Charing Cross Road chronicles her 20-year correspondence with Frank Doel, the buyer for antiquarian bookstore Marks & Co.

Born: 1916
Died: 1997

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