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Pre-war

July 22, 2013

W240676i1L“KATE herself lived in a large four-room apartment overlooking the Hudson River, not, as some of her friends said, because she was a reverse snob, but because the old apartments on the East Side were unavailable, and as for the new ones—Kate would rather have pitched a tent than live with a windowless kitchen, with walls so thin one listened, perforce, to the neighbors’ television, with Muzak in the elevators, and goldfish in the lobby.”1


1. Amanda Cross, In the Last Analysis (New York: Macmillan, 1964), 15.

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