Naturally, however, I presume that the book will quietly drop into the sea of publicity, become waterlogged, and then sink to the bottom with the rest of the forgotten wrecks. Not because of you--oh, no: you are my guardian angels. But there's no big picture for me, or for most of us.
My friend Richard, writing to me about Miguel Unamuno, explained the philosopher's concept of intrahistoria--"he thought that history could best be understood by looking at the small histories of anonymous people.”
Greetings, anonymous people. I love you so.