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An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England


"People never had trouble finding our old, creaking house on Chicopee Street: it was always the one with the driveway that had been spray-painted ‘MURDERER!’ (which I understand) or ‘FASCIST!’ (which I don’t), or with some quote from Dickinson herself that seemed to promise vengeance, but you could never tell exactly what the vengeance might be, because there were a lot of words and the spray-painter always got sloppy and illegible from fatigue or maybe overemotion." -Excerpt from An Arsonist’s Guide…

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