Bobbie Ann Mason Biography

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"'Born to Run' ... that's my whole history, and my whole psychology, and all my subject matter. I grew up 150-200 miles from any city. You simply didn't have much connection with the outside world. So my dreams were always to get out."1

Bobbie Ann Mason was raised on a fifty-four acre dairy farm in rural Kentucky. Confined to an isolated childhood without any "playmates," she was "personally very shy, and probably pathologically shy."1

For adventure, she looked to mystery books like "The Bobbsey Twins" and "Nancy Drew" stories. "Those were the only books I had read until I was about eighteen and so they influenced me a great deal; they formed my life and my expectations. The Bobbsey twins ... went on a vacation every single book and I had never been on a vacation in my life, so they led me to expect a great deal out of...

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