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Very cold, too.
Not as cold as you might imagine.
I mean, all of the time that I knew her. I knew her
She was such fun to fight with! I remember that we would
read books together once in a while. She had an apartment over
on East Fifty-seventh Street. Before I married Phyllis, sometimes
You knew them then?
Oh, I've known Blanche...
I knew that you knew them but I didn't know that you knew
them that intimately.
Blanche and I would read together. Alfred would go up
to the country. They had a very funny relationship. She disliked
the country in winter as much as I did. She had this
New York apartment and we'd often have dinner together. We'd
read our manuscripts and stop every once in a while to have a
drink and fight with each other. I'll never forget...one time
I was reading a book by a fellow named Prokosch and grumbling.
It was boring me to death. Blanche had a memory like an
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