BooksPeopleBook ClubsReading RoomsTopicsYearISBNPublisher
Odyssey of a Friend: Letters to William F. Buckley Jr. 1954-1961

Odyssey of a Friend: Letters to William F. Buckley Jr. 1954-1961

Writing Stage
Published On
1987
Published By
ISBN
0895265672
ISBN13
9780895265678
Be the first to request Request book
Chambers emerged from the communist Party, but did not surrender the conviction, by which his very bones had been virtually irradiated, that apocalypse menaced. Hugh Kenner

Featured paragraphs from this book

Share this book

About Author

Whittaker Chambers born Jay Vivian Chambers and also known as David Whittaker, was an American writer and editor. A Communist party member and Soviet spy, he later renounced communism and became an outspoken opponent. He is best known for his testimony about the perjury and espionage of Alger Hiss.

In 1952, Chambers's book Witness was published to widespread acclaim. The book was a combination of autobiography, an account of his role in the Hiss case and a warning about the dangers o
...more