Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman

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Author Profession: History edit data Barbara Wertheim Tuchman was an American self-trained historian and author
Born: January 30, 1912
Died: February 06, 1989
Birth Sign: Aquarius

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If I had taken a doctoral degree, it would have stifled any writing capacity.

I want the reader to turn the page and keep on turning until the end.

The writer's object is - or should be - to hold the reader's attention.

After the war, when my husband came home, we had two more children, and domesticity for a while prevailed combined with beginning the work I had always wanted to do, which was writing a book.

If a man is a writer, everybody tiptoes around past the locked door of the breadwinner. But if you're an ordinary female housewife, people say, 'This is just something Barbara wanted to do; it's not professional.'

When the children were very small, I worked in the morning only, and then gradually, as they spent full days at school, I could spend full days at work.

Nobody knows what anticipation is anymore. Everything is so immediate. Joan Jett age

I'm bipolar, but I'm not crazy, and I never was. I'm stark raving sane. Emilie Autumn quotes

I can be a nice person, but if someone is messing with someone I care about, the tougher side comes out a little more. Daniella Alonso

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