THE SUITCASES. By ANNE HALL WHITT. Illustrations by RICHARD THOMPSON. FOREWORD by CHARLES KURALT. Washington, DC: Acropolis Books, (1982). 8vo. Original boards in pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations. This is the remarkable story of "Three Orphaned Sisters In The Great Depression in The South" told by Anne - the middle sister - who gives a moving and poignant account of her life after the death of her mother. The illustrations are by the author's talented and award-winning son RICHARD THOMPSON, cartoonist for The Washington Post, known for his "Richard's Poor Almanac" and his strip "Cul De Sac" which is now in national syndication. "The Suitcases" has been translated into many foreign languages, was chosen as a Reader's Digest selection, and has been reprinted many times. This is a MINT copy of the (now scarce) first edition.