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Jeannette Batz Cooperman

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Tried to teach our dachsund to read when I was four. Got yelled at by my grandmother to "Go outside in the sunshine and stop reading!" Happiest summer was age 12—mornings at the pool, baloney sandwich and a frozen baby Coke for lunch, Agatha Christie and a nap in the afternoon. Tried the corporate world and went back for a Ph.D. so I could read some more. Went into journalism so I could write, too. Married a man who owned even more books than I did. Now I'm learning to write mysteries as a hobby that can carry me to the grave. Hopefully a natural death. ...more

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Henry Miller
“They never opened the door which leads to the soul.”
Henry Miller

G.K. Chesterton
“There is more simplicity in the man who eats caviar on impulse than in the man who eats Grape-Nuts on principle.”
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Gore Vidal
“I’m not sentimental about anything. Life flows by, and you flow with it or you don’t. Move on and move out.”
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