Post Oaks and Sand Roughs & Other Autobiographical Writings
REH Foundation Press
Year :
June 2019  
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages : xviii plus 394
Cover : Jim & Ruth Keegan
Illustrations : None
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Contents
"Too Much Like Life" by Rusty Burke (Introduction)
Autobiography
"The Wandering Years"
"An Autobiography"
"What I Did to Help Win the War"
"In His Own Image"
"Some People Who Have Had Influence Over Me"
"A Touch of Trivia"
"To a Man Whose Name I Never Knew"
"The Galveston Affair"
"The Beast from the Abyss"
Autobiographical Fiction
Untitled "A typical small town drug store"
"Spanish Gold on Devil Horse"
"Post Oaks and Sand Roughs"
"Sunday in a Small Town"
"Ambition in the Moonlight"
"Musings of a Moron"
"Irony"
Miscellanea
"What I Did in Vacation"
"What My Signature Means to Me"
"The Recalcitrant"
Untitled “Mike Costigan, writer and self-avowed futilist”
"The Splendid Brute"
"The Paradox"
"The Ivory Camel"
Drafts
"Spanish Gold on Devil Horse" (early draft)
"Post Oaks and Sand Roughs" (early draft)
Appendix 1: Post Oaks Documents
"The Seven-Up Ballad" (poem)
"Dula Due to Be Champ"
"Letters from Mom"
"Unsigned contract"
Appendix 2: Autobiographical Letters
Letter to Argosy All-Story Weekly, Spring 1929
"I was born in Texas about twenty-three . . ."
Letter to Farnsworth Wright,  June/July 1931
"In your last letter you asked me to give you . . ."
Letter to Wilfred Blanch Talman, September 1931
"Thank you very much for the letter you wrote . . ."
Letter to Dime Sports, June 1936
"Name: Robert Ervin Howard . . ."
Appendix 3: Uncollected Letters from Dr. I. M. Howard
Letter to E. Hoffmann Price, July 11, 1936
Letter to G. H. Sherman, September 30, 1936
Letter to Ray Teague, October 13, 1936
Letter to American Indemnity, November 10, 1936
Letter to Otis A. Kline, January 20, 1940
Letter to E. Hoffmann Price, March 8, 1943
Letter to E. Hoffmann Price, October 25, 1943
Letter to E. Hoffmann Price, December 28, 1943
Letter to E. Hoffmann Price, September 8, 1944


Notes
Edited and notes by Rob Roehm
All the texts were obtained from Howard's original manuscripts, typescripts, carbons, or transcripts thereof, with the following exceptions:
"Ambition in the Moonlight"
"Dula Due to Be Champ"
"The Galveston Affair"
Letter to Argosy All-Story Weekly, Spring 1929
Letter to Dime Sports, June 1936
First appearance:
"What My Signature Means to Me"
"Spanish Gold on Devil Horse" (early draft)
"Post Oaks and Sand Roughs" (early draft)
"Letters from Mom"
"Unsigned contract"
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