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Sara Paretsky (born in Ames, Iowa, U.S.) is a famous Author from USA, she is 67 years old and still alive, born June 8, 1947.

Biography

Paretsky grew up in Kansas. Paretsky has described how she had to finance their studies themselves. His parents paid for her brothers' education, but had said the attitude that "girls are not worth educating." She studied at the University of Kansas where she received a bachelor's degree in political science in 1967, then continued her studies at the University of Chicago where she was dr. in history in 1977 before she was studying for MBA at the same university. After completing his studies, she worked for 10 years as marketing manager for an insurance company in Chicago, where she still lives.

Influenced by their own difficulties in getting an education and experiences while in 1967 she stayed in the same area of Chicago where Martin Luther King, Jr. drove his Poor People's Campaign for social reforms, Paretsky has both written and action taken up for equal rights to education and personal development. She has established two scholarships, work with learning assistance to children in Chicago's inner city areas and also guide for people who want to be a writer. In 1986, Paretsky along with other female crime writers co-founded the organization Sisters in Crime, which will eventually have offices in 6 countries.

She has received numerous awards for his writing, including the Crime Writers' Association's highest award, the Cartier Diamond Dagger The lifetime of excellent work in crime fiction.

The couple Sky's novel Killing Orders are dramatized in two episodes Lethal order for NRK Radioteateret, first submitted in 2006.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Sara, under the main topic Graduation.

Related authors: Martin Luther King, Jr., Martin Luther

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sara_Paretsky

Famous quotes by Sara Paretsky (31)


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"No agent wants to see a book until he or she has decided whether to pursue the relationship"
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"I spent 10 years as a marketing manager. I've found my experience in the financial world invaluable background for writing about white-collar crimes"
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"I always wrote; my first story was published in the magazine The American Girl when I was 11"
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"The crime novel has always been my favourite genre"
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"Sometimes I panic and think I can't really write"
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"Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich, astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy, magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking ride along Chicago's mean streets"
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"I'm a grandmother, and a mighty proud one"
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"Around the time I turned 30, I wanted to publish a novel"
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"I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science"
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"The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals to justice is ever receding over the horizon"
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"The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America. It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address, but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are"
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"I love to sing. I'm a soprano"
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"Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed"
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"I thought it was time for a tough, smart, likable female private investigator, and that's how VI came to life"
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"I realised I'd never climb Everest but thought I could still write a book"
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"I had wanted to write Ghost Country for a long time, but it wouldn't work"
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"Sisters in Crime now has more than 4,000 members worldwide"
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"People have less privacy and are crammed together in cities, but in the wide open spaces they secretly keep tabs on each other a lot more"
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"My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they expected me to stay at home and look after my younger siblings and do the housework"
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"I'm very honoured that there is a loyal following and I hope it continues"
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"Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior"
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"Write what you care about"
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"I live and die with the Chicago Cubs"
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"I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home, so educating them was a waste of time"
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"Sometimes I think I'm a one-trick pony because I'm not very inventive about new ways of telling stories"
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"In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women"
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"I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses"
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"It took me nine months to write 60 pages. It was very frustrating"
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"I'm lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with"
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"I'm a daydreamer"
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"I have a friend who lives in the South Side of Chicago. I helped out at a church charity there where they try to give a bit of cohesion to a desperate area. Everyone was very welcoming"


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