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Brief about Andrew Vachss: By info that we know Andrew Vachss was born at 1942-10-19. And also Andrew Vachss is American Author.

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Journalism is the protection between people and any sort of totalitarian rule. That's why my hero, admittedly a flawed one, is a journalist.

Tags: Between, Hero, Why

A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids.

Tags: Far, Home, Kids

Building a mechanical device for its appearance is like putting lace on a bowling ball.

Tags: Appearance, Ball, Building

I don't understand people whose gratification is a BMW. You don't know what joy is until you see a kid who was tortured get adopted by a family.

Tags: Family, Joy, Understand

I don't sign contracts for my books.

Tags: Books, Contracts, Sign

I don't take advances for my books.

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I think people should be consumers of journalism.

Tags: Consumers, Journalism

I'm in pursuit of what cannot be achieved: perfection.

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Journalism is what maintains democracy. It's the force for progressive social change.

Tags: Change, Democracy, Social

My life is triage.

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No politician is threatened by the child protective constituency, because it does not exist.

Tags: Child, Exist, Politician

People are pushing against the fabric of society all the time.

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The idea that you're not a writer until you're published is a lie.

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The third person narrator, instead of being omniscient, is like a constantly running surveillance tape.

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Victimizers of children are the enemies of any so-called society.

Tags: Children, Society

We don't protect our young, and we tolerate predators of our own species.

Tags: Protect, Tolerate, Young

I believe my publisher has shown a great deal of faith in me over a lot of years but I'm not prepared to be so arrogant to say that the long-term literary value of my work would compensate them for a financial failure.

Tags: Faith, Great, Work