hortense calisher

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hortense calisher

American writer of novels, novellas, and short stories, known for the elegant style and insightful rendering of characters in her often semiautobiographical short fiction, much of which was published originally in The New Yorker.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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