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  • Mark shared from Mitla Pass by Leon Uris
    He’s ripping himself open to find meanings. That’s when a writer can really be great, on a voyage of discovery.
  • Mark shared from Mitla Pass by Leon Uris
    I miss you. I long to see you. I embrace you. I plead with you, don’t take chances and also MOST IMPORTANTLY to write. Lena sends love. Your loving, Dad P.S. We are okay for old folks. Nothing happens new in Philly except to wait to die.
    Note: Nothing like a stereotypical Jewish guilt-trip.
  • Mark shared from THIS SIDE OF PARADISE (Illustrated, complete, and unabridged) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    She looked left and right, she slipped cautiously into a speed of two miles an hour, beseeching Amory to act as sentinel; and at one busy crossing she made him get out and run ahead to signal her forward like a traffic policeman. Beatrice was what might be termed a careful driver.
  • Mark shared from This Side Of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The invitation to Miss Myra St. Claire's bobbing party spent the morning in his coat pocket, where it had an intense physical affair with a dusty piece of peanut brittle.
    Note: Some of these lines are so funny...
  • Mark shared from This Side Of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    After the operation Beatrice had a nervous breakdown that bore a suspicious resemblance to delirium tremens,
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Mark C. Hiser