Quotes About St Louis

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Gwenn Wright
“He speaks in that strange sports talk, telling me about the start of the new season and asks if I follow baseball.
No. I really don’t.
He assures me if I stay in town long enough I will become a baseball fan. It’s a requirement of living in St. Louis. Everyone is a Cardinal’s fan.
“Loyal,” he tells me. St. Louis is a loyal town.”
Gwenn Wright, Filter

Erik Larson
“No one cared what St. Louis thought, although the city got a wink for pluck.”
Erik Larson, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Gwenn Wright
“All I know is that the fear I have been battling all night is breaking down the door of my ignorance. As my feet slam down I feel not the hard, wet asphalt but the soft Persian rug that led to the staircase in my father’s home. In the glow of lightning the dancing trees are illuminated but I see my mother in the glow of candlelight, spinning, twirling, her hair fanned out
behind her. It is falling over me, saturating my thoughts, and I cannot. I cannot let it in.”
Gwenn Wright, The BlueStocking Girl

Michele Bonnell
“General sentiment, had a poll been taken, was that eventually the negative media would die down, Egypt's head of antiquities would return to Cairo, and St. Louis would enjoy her treasure. But treasures sometimes have a higher price than their acquisition cost.”
Michele Bonnell, Tunnels, Cappuccino, and a Heist

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