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Jean Rukkila

Jean Rukkila lives in Tucson, Arizona, where she is writing a collection of essays about her five seasons on a fire lookout. She also visits schools as an artist-in-education for the Arizona Commission on the Arts.

— From November 1989

Alice’s Hunch

Dickens, I find myself thinking. Not Toulouse-Lautrec drawing in smoky bars, but Dickens; this morning I am Dickens walking around with eyes wide open, seeing a pure beam of humor illuminating human squalor.

November 1989
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