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Julie Smith

  • New Orleans could wreck your liver and poison your blood. It could destroy you financially. It could shun you or embrace you, teach you tricks of the heart you thought Tennessee Williams was just kidding about. And in August it could break your spirit.

  • It was funny, Skip thought, how much attention children demanded the first few years of their lives and how hard adults strove ever after to get their attention.

  • Teenagers are like cats — they have important business that doesn't involve mere humans.

Julie Smith, U.S. writer

(1944)