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Laird Barron

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Laird Barron, an expat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron lives in the Rondout Valley of New York State and is at work on tales about the evil that men do.

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We laid Athena to rest early this evening in the shade of the big sycamores and pines in our yard. I have done hard things in my life, but nothing as hard as this. Thank you to DG Brown, Jessica M., and Mr. Gaunt for helping send my good girl across the twilight divide.


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Athena Barron, 11/10/02; 7/30/18


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