Ralph Russell
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Readers responses to FINDINGS, KEEPINGS

"… the first two chapters… this is the best opening to an autobiography that I have read. You write as you remember the experiences and impressions at the time… So many writers…cannot avoid adding mature observations… but your account rings true and needs no additions. It is wonderfully evocative and sufficient and real… I look forward to reading ‘what happened next.’"

"I appreciated your openness about relationships and sexual exploits. It felt good to know one was getting the whole picture. Some life stories I have read I get frustrated, knowing there are things they aren’t saying which are perhaps the most important."

"I found the sections about communism riveting."

"I was especially interested in your struggle towards communism in the thirties, because it paralleled my own struggle towards feminism, forty years later."

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