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E. L. Doctorow
(1931-____) born on
Jan 6
US author, editor. He combined historical figures and events with fiction in "Ragtime," 1975.
We dress them [children] in the presumptions of the world. They are the bright small face of hope. They are the last belief we have, the belief in making them believe.

We're always attracted to the edges of what we are, out by the edges where it's a little raw and nervy.
Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.
Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "American Anthem."
R: In "Los Angeles Times," 5 Apr 1989.
A: In "The New York Times," 20 Oct 1985.
N: In "Writers at Work," Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton, 1988.
K: In "Writers at Work," Second Series, ed. by George Plimpton, 1963.

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