How Researching Family History Inspires Career as Author
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In Chapter 2 of 11, author Rachel Lehmann-Haupt traces influences shaping her first book "In Her Own Sweet Time" back to her artistic, writing, and scholar roots. Erica Jong once said in jest that Rachel should find writing by getting "the curse". Rachel's influences and experiences span her father, New York Times Book Critic, Christopher Lehmann-Haupt reviewing children's books at the family dinner table, through her mother's writing career to a poet great-grandmother, Theresa Haupt.