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Remembering Jane Holtz Kay

Honored to have known her

I am so happy to see this smart, sensitive and astonishingly complete sketch of a great woman and intellect. I had the honor to serve as literary agent, friend, occasional lunch mate and an inordinate admirer. Jane was a force, a woman who suffered fools not at all, an eschewer of insider language, a truthteller who was a scholar despite her suspicion of “scholars.” Anyone who knew this force called Jane Holtz Kay misses her like crazy.

Richard P. McDonough

Irvine, CA

Dec 12 2012 - 12:39am

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