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Dorothy Gilman
(1923-2012) born on
Jun 25
US mystery novelist. She created the geriatic sleuth, Mrs. Pollifax, in a mystery series for young people, e.g., "Mrs. Pollifax and the Whirling Dervish," 1990.
         
   
F
She felt again that small shiver that occurred to her when events hinted at a destiny being played out, of unseen forces intervening.

R
But she knew that she had encountered one of the more devastating kinds of loneliness in existence: that of being in close contact with someone to whom she was a nonperson, and who thereby rendered her invisible and of no consequence.
A
The best things arrive on time.
N
If something anticipated arrives too late it finds us numb, wrung out from waiting, and we feel -- nothing at all.
K
A man from hell is not afraid of hot ashes.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Mrs. Pollifax and the Whirling Dervish," 1990.
R: "Mrs. Pollifax and the Whirling Dervish," 1990.
A: "A New Kind of Country," 1978.
N: "A New Kind of Country," 1978.
K: "Incident at Badamaya," 1989.
   


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