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Gloria Naylor
(1950-____) born on
Jan 25
US novelist, educator. Her first novel, "The Women of Brewster Place," received the American Book Award in 1983.
         
   
F
I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel.

R
It's as if I've arrived in a place where it's all spirit and no body -- an overwhelming sense of calm . . . I actually began to feel blessed.
A
It ain't really what you'd call change. It's all happened before and it'll happen again with a different set of facts.
N
Not only is your story worth telling, but it can be told in words so painstakingly eloquent that it becomes a song.
K
Spoiled. That's all it's about -- can't live without this, can't live without that. You can live without anything you weren't born with, and you can make it through on even half of that.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:
R: On writing; In "African-American Writers," ed. Valerie Smith, 1991.
A: "Mama Day," 1988.
N: In "African-American Writers," ed. Valerie Smith, 1991.
K: "Mama Day," 1988.
   


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