Summary of Content: Tells him about the current book she is reading. Received a gift of two records, then played ping-pong. Notes that he has been gone for eight weeks. letter includes a hand drawn map of the United States with Brooklyn at one end and Salem, OR at the other.
Background: Robert Carse-author of historical fiction, The Seventh Cross-German literature circa World War II authored by Anna Seghers., Josh White- American singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor, and civil rights activist. , Nutcracker Suite- Twenty-minute suite that Tchaikovsky extracted from the Nutcracker ballet., Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky-Russian composer., Pvt. Hargrove- Book by journalist Marion Hargrove about the author’s experiences in becoming a soldier in the U.S. Army during World War II