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Larry Ashmead Dies: Successful Book Editor Dead At 78

First Posted: 09/06/10 12:52 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:35 PM ET

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A 9-year-old boy once visited his local library in Rochester to hear a mystery writer read from her book. But what particularly thrilled him was to learn that the author had a day job as an editor sitting in a Manhattan skyscraper reading manuscripts.

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