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"Linguistics and astronomy constitute an unlikely sisterhood, for they are both often constrained to be more observational than experimental—astronomy because its subjects are too distant to be experimented on, linguistics because its subjects are too human." Chapter 1, Found, pgs. 5-6

"He quit his job and moved his family into his mother's two-bedroom house on Golden West Avenue, where he would live out the last decade of his life as a recluse, with his family as virtual prisoners." Chapter 1, Found, pg. 16

"She showed little beyond this, and Kent reported in a 1972 symposium paper that 'apart from the peculiar laugh, frustration was the only other clear affective behavior we could discern.'" Chapter 1, Found, pg. 41

"It is one of the resonant curiosities of Genie's story that her discovery coincided with the Los Angeles premiere of Francois Truffaut's The Wild Child, a movie that tells the story of Itard and...

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