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Claire McMillan

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I grew up in and around Pasadena, California, but for some reason people always ask if I grew up in Philadelphia. I am a recovering attorney, having practiced complex corporate litigation in San Francisco for six years. I now live on my husband's family's farm outside of Cleveland with our two children.
I am fond of Alber Elbaz, Pappy Van Winkle, Morrissey, almond flavored things, darts, Sharon Jones, Mayer Hawthorne, big R Romantics, dressing for dinner, and books to numerous to mention here.

Average rating: 3.08 · 741 ratings · 145 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Gilded Age

3.08 avg rating — 741 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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As a rabid Edith fan and a writer, the book was fascinating for its insights on the writing life and also for my own pop-psychologized extrapolating from the characters to Edith's own tortured love affair with Morton Fullerton and her life long 'frie ...more
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Edith Wharton
“But I have sometimes thought that a woman's nature is like a great house full of rooms: there is the hall, through which everyone passes in going in and out; the drawing-room, where one receives formal visits; the sitting-room, where the members of the family come and go as they list; but beyond that, far beyond, are other rooms, the handles of whose doors perhaps are never turned; no one knows the way to them, no one knows whither they lead; and in the innermost room, the holy of holies, the soul sits alone and waits for a footstep that never comes.”
Edith Wharton, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton




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