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Tananarive Due is a novelist and a creative writing teacher who has worked as a journalist. She won the American Book Award in 2002 for her novel The Living Blood.


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“The dreams don’t scare me,” Abbie said. “It’s the opposite. I’m sad to wake up. As if I belong there, in the water, and my bedroom is the dream.”
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Sangr1a Thank you for your friendship, Tananarive! :)


Mattie Tananarive, thank you for accepting my friendship!


Arnetha Hi Tananarive, Thank you for accepting my friend request:-)


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Jayne Hi Tananarive, I see we've become friends! Thank you :) Jayne


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