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David M. Samuels

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Average rating: 4.25 · 12 ratings · 11 reviews · 3 distinct works
Three Nights in Faral-Khazal

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The Deadliest Dish

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Phlegmy Voices, Mellow Voices and All Sorts of Others (Writer’s Phrase Sheet)

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“Nana clucks her tongue, and although she doesn’t raise the volume of her voice, she uses an argument-in-a-restaurant tone that’s downright poisonous” (Paul Tremblay)


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“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
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