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HARRIET DOERR #100travelHERS | by sandrakaybee
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Birth: April 8, 1910; Pasadena, California

Death: November 24, 2002; Pasadena, California

Occupation: Homemaker, writer


Notable journeys: In the 1950s, moved to Mexico with her husband, who had inherited a copper mine. Stayed until 1972, and her experiences in the mining town inspired her later writings.


Notable work: Stones for Ibarra (her debut novel, was published when she was 73); Consider This, Señora; Tiger in the Grass


Quote: “During your life, everything you do and everyone you meet rubs off in some way. Some bit of everything you experience stays with everyone you’ve ever known, and nothing is lost. That’s what is eternal, these little specks of experience in a great, enormous river that has no end.”

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Uploaded on February 7, 2017