Fascinating. I have never heard Ray refer to himself as a Christian and would also like to know how the letter came to leave Nard's possession. The date is not given but is obvious by the reference to SW about to be filmed. I would have said about what Anonymous did. Anyone here admit to being Anonymous?
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The Letters of Note site includes a link to the auction site where this letter was sold, and the linked site contains other letters of a similar provenance. I can only hope any money raised has gone to help Nard.
At least the webmaster of Letters of Note kindly agreed to my request that Ray's address and phone number be blurred out.
The "Letters of Note" website links in the rather ancient postings above are no longer available. Therefore, for all late-comers to this Board, I am posting a different link to the wonderful letter that Ray Bradbury wrote to Robert Heinlein back in August of 1976, in which he thanked Mr. Heinlein for all of his help when Ray was a young man aspiring to be an author himself: