Dec. 12, 1997

Show Too

by C. K. Williams

FRIDAY 12/12

Today's Reading: "Snow Too" by C.K. Williams from FLESH AND BLOOD, published by Farrar Straus & Giroux.

Playwright and film producer John Osborne (LOOK BACK IN ANGER) was born in London in 1929.

Abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler was born in New York City in 1928.

Robert Norton Noyce, co-inventor of the integrated circuit, the invention which eventually led to the development of the microcomputer, was born in Burlington, Iowa in 1927.

Singer and actor Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1915.

Southern writer and civil rights activist Lillian Smith was born in Jasper, Florida in 1897.

Actor Edward G. Robinson was born in Bucharest, Rumania in 1893.

Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his painting THE SCREAM, was born in Loten in 1863.

French novelist Gustave Flaubert, author of MADAME BOVARY, was born in Rouen in 1821.

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