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All nonmimetic fiction is a balancing act between 'reality' and the obviously unreal, with no attempt by the author to make the latter seem like the former. Sometimes it's not an easy tightrope to walk. But when it succeeds, such fiction can brilliantly illuminate the human condition.


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NANCY GIBBS
The Wilderness holds answers to more questions than we have yet learned to ask.
NANCY NEWHALL
My father was in Congress when I was born. He was mayor my whole life from when I was in grade schoo...
NANCY PELOSI
The closer one gets to the top, the more one finds there is no 'top
NANCY BARCUS
It's a guessing game. And it's better to over-guess than under-guess.
NANCY BELL
The genius of the American Founders was to create an intricate system of balanced powers both within...
NANCY PEARCEY
What cultural DNA remains from those first Puritan forays onto American soil may be our love of a fr...
NANCY GIBBS
Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure tha...
NANCY PELOSI
After I lost my fiance, it seemed like it would be better to always be alone than to risk being hurt...
NANCY GRACE
She kind of reminded me of a female Scrooge. She was very unappreciative.
NANCY WHITE
We've seen an explosion of this scam this year.
NANCY MATHIS
Emmy, the events we lived through taught me to be sure of nothing about other people. They taught me...
NANCY WERLIN
No. It's actually not okay. And I hate when people say that, when they say it's okay even though it'...
NANCY WERLIN
And that's minimal compared to what's being reported directly to insurance companies. This morning c...
NANCY WALES
The auditor's report shows Minnesota's system of liquor laws is broken.
NANCY CHRISTENSEN
What we've been doing is providing them with the wherewithal until FEMA can kick in and they can mak...
NANCY BROWN
We couldn't be happier to have you here.
NANCY ZIMPHER
The millennials were raised in a cocoon, their anxious parents afraid to let them go out in the park...
NANCY GIBBS
They don't want small initiatives coming out of the blue. They don't want last-minute tinkering. And...
NANCY WALSER
Margaret went over every expense from the year before, ... She worked in the office to get a budget....
NANCY COLLINS
They're anti-government ideologues who dominate the Republican Party.
NANCY PELOSI
The report confirms that Minnesota's approach to liquor regulation is outdated and unfairly benefits...
NANCY CHRISTENSEN
I was going to get up and go to restroom and heard shots and woke up and looked out the window and d...
NANCY HERNANDEZ
My biggest fight has been between those who wanted to do something incremental and those who wanted ...
NANCY PELOSI
the door to casino expansion in western Connecticut is closed.
NANCY JOHNSON
I told Ken, the other day, I said it's taken me year to be able to think about nothing, while you're...
NANCY JOHNSON
I don't like juries having the wool pulled over their eyes. I don't think that's what th...
NANCY GRACE
She's a child off the golf course and a woman on it,
NANCY LOPEZ
Paula is ready to play and I felt putting her out first was important. She can't wait to get out of ...
NANCY LOPEZ
I've got three young players there that I might have to ride hard this weekend. So why not start the...
NANCY LOPEZ
I want to make sure when we came here that they felt comfortable with each other, that they felt goo...
NANCY LOPEZ
I just think that that was my goal two years ago was to make sure that my team felt like one,
NANCY LOPEZ
For so long, we were, like, where are the American players? That question was asked many times,
NANCY LOPEZ