Chicago Love Letters

October 2015
Commentary;Oct2015, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p42
In this article, the author focuses on love letters exchanged between his mother Bette Howland and writer Saul Bellow in Chicago, Illinois. Topics discussed include Howland being mentored and nursed through illness by Saul, letters by Saul regarding Howland's depression and suicide attempt, a letter related to the six day war in Israel written by Saul, Howland suffering from dementia and multiple sclerosis and the death of Howland due to a truck accident.


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