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Born: 1949 (age 68)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Writer, novelist

Bio: Denis Hale Johnson is an American author who is known for his short-story collection Jesus' Son and his novel Tree of Smoke, which won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. He also writes plays, poetry and non-fiction. Johnson's Train Dreams was published as a novel in 2011 and was a finalist for that year's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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