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Catherine Drinker Bowen

Catherine Drinker Bowen (January 1, 1897 in Haverford, PA – November 1, 1973 in Haverford) an American writer best known for her biographies. She won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1958.

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    ... research is never completed ... Around the corner lurks another possibility of interview, another book to read, a courthouse to explore, a document to verify.
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    There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
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    Bias, point of view, fury—are they ... so dangerous and must they be ironed out of history, the hills flattened and the contours leveled? The professors talk ... about passion and point of view in history as a Calvinist talks about sin in the bedroom.
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    ... my last work is no sooner on the stands than letters come, suggesting a subject. The grandmothers of strangers are crying from the grave, it seems, for literary recognition; it is bewildering, the number of salty grandfathers, aunts and uncles that languish unappreciated.
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    For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.
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