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Doug Friedenberg

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Born in New York, moved to Mississippi when I was 8, found my way to Rice University in Houston eight years later, and back to New York after that. Varied financial industry career which included writing for a magazine that covered the hedge fund industry.

More recently, have been principal of www.jigsaw-capital.com, which arranges finance for small companies, and write for and am member of editorial board for www.allaboutalpha.com

Which doesn't explain how I would have written Phred. The truth is that the book wanted to be written, and somehow got me to do it. Go figure.

I couldn't help noticing that an early reviewer responded with a Bronx cheer (American idiom for "wow, did I hate that") to Phred. He was quite effusive with his lack of praise for the work.

My first reaction was: "I am not an author. I am a human being." Then I sulked for about half a day. Then I looked at the review more carefully.

The reviewer is right about a couple of points. He said,"I’m n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 23, 2012 08:40 • 182 views • Tags: doug-friedenberg, grisham, phred, zombie-rabbits
Average rating: 2.43 · 7 ratings · 4 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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Phred, the Cute Little Bunny Rabbit.  A Tale of Fear and Horror by Doug Friedenberg
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The Hapless Child by Edward Gorey
The Hapless Child
by Edward Gorey
read in January, 1971
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Like Oscar Wilde said of the Little Nell story: "One would have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at it."
Likewise, the Hapless Child.

Would have reviewed when I read it, but they didn't have a reading social network at the time.
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