Hall to McNair: October 4, 1982

Letter from Hall to McNair, October 4, 1982, Colby College Special Collections

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4 October 1982

Wes McNair
Box 43
North Sutton, NH 03260

Dear Wes,

I think that the notion of the farm’s
return after the ice age is wonderful and clear.
And I love those Buicks with hay in their teeth…

But yes, a century confuses things,
because it is so recent… And even centuries
is perfectly historical, and not ice-age-ish.
I don’t know quite how to do it. I don’t think
that you are far away, by any means… No need
to abandon the project! I mean to say, could
you even do houses millennia old… I know they
are not, but then, the Buicks don’t eat hay

Love as ever,

P.S. Wes: You have sent the manuscript to
Costanzo, have you not? If you have not, please
get it in the mail today. I just had a letter
from him, and he mentioned reading manuscripts…