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Geezer in Paradise

Subject: Correction to review or something

"Gaudy but nice gold-plated doors can be found in Arkansas."

Um. Not.

The front entrance doors are made of bronze, which are 10 feet (3 metres) tall, four inches (10 cm) thick and were purchased from Tiffany's in New York for $10,000. The cupola is covered in 24 karat gold leaf.

Source: Wikipedia.

We are not tacky but the doors are polished by state prisoners.

And when is Geezer in Paradise coming out? I will order several copies.

--- Thanks.
jane x anderson

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Our Editor Responds:

Thanks for the portal correction.

The manuscript for Geezer in Paradise has been in place for several years. However, our printer --- not the dinky Canon 80 on our desk but the one with real presses and the ability to make real books --- is not in place. He advises that, until our check arrives in the mail, the disc that holds Geezer in Paradise will be resting on or about his desk. (Parts of the original essays are still available at

Meanwhile, Amantea's earlier book, The Lourdes of Arizona, has just been reprinted as The Lourdes of Psychotherapy by the Milton Erickson Foundation, 3606 N. 24th St., Phoenix, Arizona 85016.

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