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Claire Dederer

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Claire Dederer

Claire Dederer, who lives in Seattle, writes frequently for the
New York Times Book Review.


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In 1966 Valerie Solanas moved to New York City. At 30, she was already a woman with a difficult past. Growing up in New Jersey, she was molested by her father.

In his 1997 song "Highlands," Bob Dylan reports a conversation between
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