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Wilfrid Sheed
(1930-2011) born on
Dec 27
English novelist. His works include "Boys of Winter" and "Hack."
         
   
F
Every writer is a writer of the generation before.

R
One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
A
I picked up the writing on the very day he died. It was the only consolation I could find.
N
The American male doesn't mature until he has exhausted all other possibilities.
K
Mr Michener, as timeless as a stack of "National Geographics", is the ultimate Summer Writer. Just as one goes back to the cottage in Maine, so one goes back to one's Michener.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On his parents; in NY "Times," 10 Nov 1985.
R: From "Rand Lindsly's HUGE Quotations File," an collection of quotations from the Internet.
A: On his father; in NY "Times," 10 Nov 1985.
N: In "Treasury of Humorous Quotations," eds. William Cole and Louis Phillips, 1996.
K: On James Michener; in NY "Times," 6 Jul 1980.
   


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