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#1. One of the main things I do is focus on ideas and what stories we decide to tell, but probably the biggest part of my job I'd say is working on the storyboards. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#2. But you cannot fly away from people who have flown away from you; you cannot fly into your own arms. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#3. For us what was killing was how nothing had changed. We'd been waiting to be transformed, and now here we were, back in our old life. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#4. You cannot fly into your own arms. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#5. I always want the last line to be really good, which may sound silly, but I want it to be a last pleasing line. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#6. If there is a God, he or she or it or whatever higher power there is is behind us so long as we're using our music in an inspirational way. I'm here for a reason, and I was given a talent, so I'll continue to try to use it. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#7. God doesn't look down and see good people and bad people; he sees bad people and the Lord Jesus. - Author: Brett McCracken
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#8. When I hooked up with them I was still going to Narcotics Anonymous. But they were never into drugs. If it weren't for the band, I think I'd still be getting high. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#9. I feel like I don't understand time in novels, really. I bumble forward, is all. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#10. I started working at Hanna-Barbera in '92 on 2 Stupid Dogs. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#11. My mother's family didn't speak much about Europe: My mother was born in 1935, and her new-world parents were the sort who didn't want to worry their children about the war. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#12. If you save yourself for marriage, and then you don't get married, then what you saved isn't worth anything. It's like Confederate money. You're bankrupt, you have nowhere to spend it.
Caroline to Peggy - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#13. The dead live on in the homeliest of ways. They're listed in the phone book. They get mail. Their wigs rest on Styrofoam heads at the back of closets. Their beds are made. Their shoes are everywhere. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#14. You write the way you think about the world. My motto in times of trouble - and I'm speaking of life, not writing - is 'no humor too black.' - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#15. Like all good mothers, she always knew the worst was going to happen and was disappointed and relieved when it finally did. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#16. I'm astounded by people who can listen to music when they write. I can only assume that they have multi-track brains, while mine is decidedly single. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#17. I've been drawing since I was about 3 and I come from a family of artists. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#18. Grief lasts longer than sympathy, which is one of the tragedies of the grieving. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#19. Basicly what I had to do was do a 7 minute board and pitch it to a room of big wigs from the network and based on that they determined if I would get a short or not. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#20. My father was right: you could make anybody amazing just by insisting they were. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#21. Lighter things will happen to you, birds will steal your husband's sandwich on the beach, and your child will still be dead, and your husband's shock will still be funny. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#22. So what I do is supervise the boarding process trying to get the shows the way I'd like them to be. And in some cases I've completely redone a board myself even though I'm not credited for it. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#23. In general, I think people are worried about saying the wrong thing to any grieving person. On a very basic level, I think they're frightened of touching off tears or sorrow, as though someone tearing up at the mention of unhappy news would be the mentioner's fault. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#24. You believe in God or statistics or the way your narrative differs from other people. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#25. This was her flaw as a parent, she thought later: she had never truly gotten rid of a single maternal worry. They were all in the closet, with the minuscule footed pajamas and hand-knit baby hats, and every day Laura took them out, unfolded them, tried to put them to use. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#26. In library science school, back in the years of glowing green non-graphical screens and protocols called Archie and Veronica, I wrote Internet documentation. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#27. Writing The Breastplate was a labor of love and inspiration. Hopefully Ican get inspired for a sequel that readers are asking for. Shirley McCracken author of The Breastplate - Author: Shirley McCracken
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#28. I come from food the way some people come from money. Food was the medium I grew up in, what we talked about, what shaped our days. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#29. I sort of don't believe in closure. In the sense that it doesn't make me feel better to think that something is over. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#30. I can't imagine not joking even at the worst of times. And for me, it's sort of automatic. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#31. The only way to fall in love is to allow yourself to be vulnerable.
The only way to dare to dream and making incredible things happen is to be vulnerable. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#32. Yes, it's a prequel. It tells the story about how the girls were born with superpowers, but they weren't necessarily heroes at the beginning of this movie, so the movie is about the events that happen in their life to make them decide to be heroes. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#33. Books remember all the things you cannot contain. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#34. I've always been absolutely appalling about the future, but I sort of think that was my childhood religion. We were future deniers. You did your best in the present, which was all around you. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#35. Fire is a speed reader, which is why the ignorant burn books: fire races through pages, takes care of all the knowledge, and never bores you with a summary. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#36. I believe marriage is a spectator sport. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#37. When I tell people there are three stories in 'Thunderstruck' that were from the same wrecked novel, they want to guess what they are. Nobody has. There are no characters or timelines in common. They're structured very differently. A good novel wouldn't have pulled apart so easily. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#38. First, there was 2 Stupid Dogs. Then, Dexter's Laboratory. And now, Powerpuff Girls. There were a lot of little things in between, but those were the main ones. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#39. I have a memory of my fourth-grade self wanting to be the first woman president of the United States, but I think that has a lot more to do with my love of world records and reference books than a love of serving my country. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#40. I'm a geeky toy collector, and to have toys of your own characters is unbelievably cool. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#41. Once I started writing novels, I understood how hard it was to write really good short stories. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#42. I'm hoping that word-of-mouth on the film - people seeing it and liking it - that that will drive more people to the theaters, because I haven't seen the billboards or the posters or anything. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#43. You can't out-travel sadness. I travel not to get away from my troubles but to see how they look in front of famous buildings - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#44. When my body gets so overexerted with energy, I just keep going and going. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#45. Acknowledgment of grief - well, it makes feeling the grief easier, not harder. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#46. I want a book that acknowledges that life goes on, but death goes on too, that a person who is dead is a long, long story. You move on from it, , but the death will never disappear from view. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#47. The reason they look the way they do is that the first drawing I did of them was really small so I didn't draw fingers, nose, ears, etc and this drawing had a certain appeal that I really liked. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#48. I'm always thinking about what I might want to do next, but there's still things I want to do with Powerpuff - so I can keep going with this one for awhile. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#49. But you can't spend your whole life hoping people will ask you the right questions. you must learn to love and answer the questions they already ask. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#50. It's about being proud of who you are, being proud of your situation and just being stoked that things are always going to get better or always gonna get worse and that's such a great thing. Every day is a new surprise. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#51. It's hard to know which made me more aware of the impossibility of protecting children - having a child die or having had two live. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#52. I have been the person who tries to keep conversation light while talking to someone whose heart has been smashed. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#53. When I first met my husband, he was sculpting Vilnius out of clay - a sort of Vilnius, anyhow: a map of an imaginary European city based on the Lithuanian capital - to illustrate his second novel. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#54. Short fiction is like low relief. And if your story has no humor in it, then you're trying to look at something in the pitch dark. With the light of humor, it throws what you're writing into relief so that you can actually see it. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#55. I have children, and this notion - that there might be a single book that introduces children to literature - terrifies me. But you could do worse than Mary Norton's 'The Borrowers.' I loved it as a kid, and my kids love it, too. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#56. I had loved Portland. It was a clean city, with weather so delicate that at night you had to look at the streetlights to tell whether it was raining or snowing. Everything was heavier near Boston: air, accents, women. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#57. The biggest thing I've learned is that you only have one chance. You only have today to live-but you gotta take it and make it the best you can - Author: Bert McCracken
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#58. All she really wanted was to go to her apartment, to her bedroom, to the back of her walk-in closet, to sit among the shoes. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#59. History remembers the velvet hearted. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#60. We are the outcasts, we are the ones that are different, we are the ones that never got along with anyone else, we are the ones that went back to our rooms and put on our headphones and listened to those records that made us happy - Author: Bert McCracken
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#61. I own an e-reader, but I use it almost exclusively to read things that aren't books - student theses, unbound galleys. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#62. I am not a therapy person, but I understand what therapy does. It's a way of translating dark thoughts into something manageable. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#63. The finger-biter's feelings for her ex-husband were a bonsai tree - they may have started in something real, but she'd tended them so closely and for so long they were now purely decorative. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#64. When you've lost a baby, everyone around you expects you to be fine once the new baby is born, as though that somehow takes away the pain of losing the first child. I needed to express how wrong that was. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#65. It really just gives you a sense of when you need to have dialogue and when you don't, and if your pictures are telling the story, you don't need to have all this talking. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#66. Other people's happiness is always a fascinating bore. It sucks the oxygen out of the room; you're left gasping, greedy, amazed by a deficit in yourself you hadn't ever noticed. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#67. I've rebelled against all types of conformity throughout my life, not just Utah's conservative culture - Author: Bert McCracken
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#68. Ordinary-size people, they don't know: their lives have been rehearsed and rehearsed by every single person who ever lived before them, inventions and improvements and unimportant notions each generation, each year. In 600BC somebody did something that makes your life easier today; in 1217, 1892. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#69. The thing that most interests me about writing - there are lots of things, but the thing I can't do without - is the hit of happiness a lovely sentence delivers. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#70. Vilnius was once known as 'The Jerusalem of Lithuania' because of the number of prayer houses and scholars there; in the first half of the 20th century, it became a center of Yiddish-language scholarship. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#71. People who escape familiar groups and make contact with unfamiliar ones becomes smarter and more creative. They have what Ronald Burt calls a "vision advantage." They are no longer captives of their cultures. - Author: Grant McCracken
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#72. But a library is a gorgeous language that you will never speak fluently. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#73. Humor reminds you, when you're flattened by sorrow, that you're still human. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#74. When people hear our record, they're not going to be able to put us into the 'New Metal' category or the 'pop-punk' category or the 'aggressive emo' category. I think people will be able to take it for what it is. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#75. Aunt Helen Beck had many intentions about her death. She was about being dead the way some people are about being British - she wasn't, and it seemed she would never be, but it was clearly something she aspired to, since all the people she respected were. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#76. I just kind of thought about doing this my whole life. I never doubted myself once. I've always been singing, and I've always wanted to be on tour with a rock band. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#77. Christianity is facing something of an identity crisis. Who are we to be to the twenty-first-century world? How should the church position itself in the postmodern culture? Through what cultural languages will the gospel be best communicated in this turbulent time? - Author: Brett McCracken
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#78. She was a clock, I could tell by the ticking in her wrist. (I'd secretly slipped my thumb down, to feel her pulse as we danced. It was perfectly steady and wreaking havoc with mine.) I could keep time by you, I thought. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#79. There are writers who can show you the excellence of their brains and writers who show you the depths of their souls: I don't know any writer who does both at the same time as brilliantly as Roxane Gay. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#80. I wanted to acknowledge that life goes on but that death goes on, too. A person who is dead is a long, long story. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#81. This place smells like the dumpsters behind an ass factory in the middle of August. - Author: James Earle McCracken
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#82. For about half an hour in mid-1992, I knew as much as any layperson about the pleasures of remote access of other people's computers. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#83. When the time comes to face McCracken, I don't want you anywhere near."

"I agree with Milligan!" Sticky whispered.

Milligan winked at him and quickly ushered the children back to the double doors. - Author: Trenton Lee Stewart
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#84. It's a happy life and someone is missing. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#85. People think they're interesting. That's their first mistake. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#86. Learn how to rest while you're awake - Author: Sandra McCracken
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#87. In the last century, I earned my living as a librarian, and I loved it. I'd have to take some classes to get up to speed with 21st-century librarianship. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#88. I've learned so much from my professors and have been fortunate to have had so many good ones, including Frederick and Steven Barthelme, Edward Carey, Jim Magnuson, and Elizabeth McCracken. - Author: Mary J. Miller
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#89. I mean, you can't have sex until you're married if you're Mormon. The first time I had sex, my parents found out. They were listening in on the phone while I was talking about sex to my girlfriend. They freaked out, man. They both cornered me in my bedroom. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#90. And while I was not an admirer of people in the specific, I liked them in the abstract. It is only the execution of the idea that disappoints. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#91. There were a lot of things I loved about working in a library, but mostly I miss the library patrons. I love books, but books are everywhere. Library patrons are as various and oddball and democratic as library books. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#92. Perhaps the activity of discerning culture - sifting through it to highlight its most worthy and discard its most unredeemable - is as essential as the activity of making culture. - Author: Brett McCracken
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#93. God is great. God is faithful. And His love is set upon us.
We come as we are, with trembling trust. - Author: Sandra McCracken
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#94. Librarian like Stewardess, Certified Public Accountant, Used Car Salesman is one of those occupations that people assume attract a certain deformed personality. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#95. I like seeing my physical progress through a volume, particularly if it's a big book. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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the extent of this tragedy is so incredibly devastating that we had to do something. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#97. But to me what seems to be missing in a lot of portfolios is Cartooning. - Author: Craig McCracken
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#98. We definitely didn't want it to be anything like our first or second records. We wanted to experiment more than we ever had and take any new idea and run with it as far as we could. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#99. He was talking to strangers, hoping they would absolve him. They are the only ones who ever can. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#100. She had a rear end as big as an open dictionary and a bad attitude. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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