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Reality Catches Up to Highsmith's Hard-Boiled Fiction

February 20, 2004 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

When Patricia Highsmith's final novel, Small g, was rejected in 1994 by Alfred A. Knopf, it left the author without an American publisher and culminated years of declining interest in Highsmith in her home country.

Today, Patricia Highsmith is hot...

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