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  • Midge Richardson (1930 - 2012)
    Agnes Theresa "Midge" Turk Richardson (March 26, 1930 – c. December 15, 2012) was an American nun and educator turned author and magazine editor. She edited Seventeen from 1975 until her r...
  • Azar Nafisi
    Azar Nafisi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Azar Nafisi Author of Reading Lolita in Tehran Azar Nafisi Google Books Things I've Been Silent About, By Azar Nafisi
  • Phillipa Duke Schuyler (1931 - 1967)
    Philippa Duke Schuyler (/ˈskaɪlər/; August 2, 1931 – May 9, 1967) was a noted American child prodigy and pianist. from Cool Chicks from History Piano prodigy Philippa Du...
  • Siegfried Lorraine Sassoon (1886 - 1967)
    First Name: Siegfried Lorraine Surname: Sassoon Rank: Captain Service From Date: 1914 Gallantry Awards: Military Cross Instituted on 28th December 1914 the Military Cross (M.C.) is the thir...
  • Edwin Ferry Johnson (1803 - 1872)
    Surveyor of the Champlain Canal and chief engineer of the New York & Erie, Hartford & New Haven and Northern Pacific railroads. Early proponent of a transcontinental railroad and later mayor of Middlet...

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"A memoir," says Gore Vidal, "is how one remembers one's own life, while an autobiography is history, requiring research, dates, facts double-checked. In a memoir it isn't the end of the world if your memory tricks you and your dates are off by a week or a month as long as you honestly try to tell the truth" (Palimpsest: A Memoir, 1995).

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