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Grace Metalious
(1924-1964) born on
Sep 08
US novelist. She wrote "Peyton Place," 1956 which was adapted into a movie and TV series.
Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend . . .

. . . to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass.
Didn't you ever notice how it's always people who wish they had somethin' or had done somethin' that hate the hardest?
I looked into that empty bottle and I saw myself.
I'm a lousy writer; a helluva lot of people have got lousy taste.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Defending "Peyton Place," NY "Mirror," 6 Feb 1958.
R: Defending "Peyton Place," NY "Mirror," 6 Feb 1958.
A: "Peyton Place," 1956.
N: On her bout with alcoholism; in "I Remember Grace Metalious," by Lynne Snierson, on WZID New Hampshire radio station.
K: In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990.

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