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When I first met Frances Bronson, as an NR intern 36 summers ago, I was a bit intimidated. In the Book of Job God speaks from a whirlwind. Frances lived in one — the spin of WFB’s ceaseless demands and commands, and the world’s demands on him. She had that Brit accent — a base paint of the East End, with some acquired refinements — before which all Americans tremble.
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