publication date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Literature

clue: When she started writing, if she could have seen how successful she would later become, she might have gone back and started earlier.

explanation: Niffenegger was a novelist known for The Time Traveler's Wife. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Walter Chesser


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