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  • Sandra Parshall
    Sandra Parshall, a native southerner, worked as a reporter in South Carolina, West Virginia, and Baltimore. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, a longtime Washington journalist, and their...

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  • Ash Parsons
    Ash Parsons recently taught English to rowdy middle- and high-school students in what she describes as "the meth capital of Alabama" - which made her ever vigilant for signs of trouble at home, ...

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  • Kelly Parsons
    Kelly Parsons is a board-certified urologist with degrees from Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, and Johns Hopkins, and he is on the faculty at the University of California San Diego. ...

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  • Kimberly King Parsons
    Born in Lubbock, Texas, Kimberly King Parsons received her MFA from Columbia University. Her fiction has been published in Best Small Fictions 2017, New South, Black Warrior Review, No Tokens, Joyland...

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  • Tony  Parsons
    Tony Parsons
    Tony Parsons, a former music journalist and television personality, is the author of Man and Boy, winner of the Book of the Year prize. He began his career as a music journalist on the NME, writing ...

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  • Keija Parssinen
    Keija Parssinen is the author of The Ruins of Us, which won a Michener-Copernicus Award. Raised in Saudi Arabia and Texas, she is a graduate of Princeton University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, ...

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  • Frank Partnoy
    Frank Partnoy is the author of F.I.A.S.C.O., Infectious Greed, and The Match King. Formerly an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and a practicing corporate lawyer, he is one of the world's leading ...

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  • Elizabeth Partridge
    Elizabeth Partridge is the author of several award-winning books for young readers, including Marching to Freedom, This Land Was Made for You and Me, and John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth. She ...

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Evening in Paradise
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