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Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.Encyclopedia of an ordinary life : volume one / Amy Krouse Rosenthal.—1st ed.1. Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.2. Women—United States—Biography.I. Title.CT275.R7855A32004973.931'02'07—dc222004011332
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Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life
was written in Chicago at Julius Meinl Co
eehouse and Katerina’s Café.