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Michael Chabon

Writer Michael Chabon answers the five questions, mentioning real estate, Mr. Terrific, and Ashtabula.

DOB: 24 May, 1963

What do you do: Writer

Favorite book: In Search of Lost Time, Proust

Heroes: Matter-Eater Lad, Mr. Terrific, The Legion of Substitute Heroes

What makes you laugh: Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer

Charity worth giving to: Sierra Club

Five words that sound good: Guadalajara, blancmange, Ashtabula, Lampedusa, Velveteen

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