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Danielle Teller

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in Parry Sound, Canada
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Danielle Teller (formerly Morse, née Dyck) grew up in Canada, where she and her two brothers were raised by the best parents in the world. As a child, she was a bookworm who dreamed of being a writer, but she chickened out and went to medical school instead. In 1994, she moved temporarily to America, and she has been living temporarily in America ever since.

Danielle attended Queen’s University during her undergraduate years, and she received her medical training at McGill University, Brown University and Yale University. She has held faculty positions at the University of Pittsburgh and Harvard University, where she investigated the origins of chronic lung disease and taught in the medical intensive care unit.

In 2013, Danielle quit her job
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Compelling writing/themes but too similar to We Need to Talk About Kevin for my taste. Even the epistolary narrative style is the same. It does effectively touch on the same fears and doubts of motherhood, the gaslighting dad who likes being the favo ...more
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Once again, Liese O’Halloran Schwarz has hit the ball out of the park with a novel that is both gorgeously written and wholly engrossing. Her talent for evocative language, rich metaphors and beautiful descriptions would in itself make this novel a w ...more
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Insightful about human nature and more specifically about romantic love; some passages gave me chills as I recognized characteristics and behaviors that I have experienced in life but have never tried to articulate. The parts of the narrative that ar ...more
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“Compelling fiction often obscures the humble truth.”
Danielle Teller, All the Ever Afters: The Untold Story of Cinderella's Stepmother

“I no longer believe that people are born without virtue. It gets beaten out. Misfortune threshes our souls as a flail threshes wheat, and the lightest parts of ourselves are scattered to the wind.”
Danielle Teller, All the Ever Afters: The Untold Story of Cinderella's Stepmother

“Being strong does not disqualify you from being beautiful.”
Danielle Teller, All the Ever Afters: The Untold Story of Cinderella's Stepmother

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By all these lovely tokens
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