Anna Quindlen Quotes (77 quotes)
“There is only room in the lifeboat of your life for one, and you always choose yourself, and turn your parents into whatever it takes to keep you afloat.”
Three novels (2003 edition) - ISBN: 9780965073189
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Born: July 8, 1952 (age 65)
Occupation: Journalist, columnist, novelist
Bio: Anna Marie Quindlen is an American author, journalist, and opinion columnist whose New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992. She began her journalism career in 1974 as a reporter for the New York Post. Between 1977 and 1994 she held several posts at The New York Times.
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