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Harriette Arnow

  • 'Who in hell,' I said to myself, 'wants to try to make pies like Mother makes, when it's so much simpler to let Mother make 'em in the first place?'

  • He's been a waiten there in th wood you might say since before I was born. I jist brung him out a little — but one a these days, jist you wait an see, we'll find th time an a face fer him an bring him out a that block.

  • Honey, try harder to be like th rest — tu run with th rest — it's easier, an you'll be happier in th end — I guess.

Harriette Arnow, U.S. journalist, writer

(1908 - 1986)

Full name: Harriette Louisa Simpson Arnow.