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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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    ... 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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    If art has a purpose, it is to interpret life, reproduce it in fresh visions.
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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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    Many a man who has known himself at ten forgets himself utterly between ten and thirty.
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