David Foster Wallace

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David Foster Wallace
Marfa, Writer
Summer 2000

“The whole trans-Pecos is haunted. Some of this is the high desert, where nothing has a shadow and stormclouds seem just out of reach. Some of it is the quiet, which is so profound it becomes its own hum. It is country that wants nothing from you, where it becomes impossible to take yourself seriously. A fruitful state to be in, work-wise, usually.”

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