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James Agee
(1909-1955) born on
Nov 27
US novelist, poet. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1958 for "A Death in the Family."
We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.

In every child who is born, under no matter what circumstances, and no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again.
You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition.
When he ran from a cop his transitions from accelerating walk to easy jog trot to brisk canter to headlong gallop to flogged-piston sprint . . . were as distinct and as soberly in order as an automatic gearshift.
God doesn't believe in the easy way.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Quoted by Laurence Bergreen "James Agee," 1984.
R: "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men," with Walker Evans, 1941.
N: On deadpan comedian Buster Keaton, "Comedy's Greatest Era" reprinted in "Life," Fall 1986.
K: In "The Book of Southern Wisdom," by Criswell Freeman, 1994.

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