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Please join my Author Q&A where I talk about What Doncha Know About Henry Miller and the time I spent as his caretaker in his last days. The dinner table was a fascinating place where I got to know him and his famous friends. Please stop to ask a question!

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Published on November 28, 2011 22:09 Tags: i-b-henry-miller-b-i, i-b-twinka-thiebaud-b-i
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