Quote: “I didn’t know you had really…”

Revisiting a great quote!

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Today’s quote comes from Rex Stout’s Some Buried Caesar. I started reading Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe books because Bertie Wooster in P.D. Wodehouse’s novels did and I’m so glad I did. They are ripping good detective stories as Bertie might say. Anyway I was re-reading the book and this one quote really spoke to me. One of the characters is addressing Wolfe and I hope that the same quote can be said about me. It’s at the end of chapter 8, my edition has it on page 106.

“I didn’t know you had really earned your reputation, so many people haven’t, but I see now you have.”

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Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many times at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library…

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Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many times at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. She is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting to bring the History, Mystery, Magic, and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. How can you help? Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, look at her photos, and find her on Facebook , Twitter , Google+, LinkedIn , SlideShare, and Academia.edu . Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and former director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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