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Highsmith, Patricia

Pronunciation: /ˈhīˌsmiTH/
(1921–95), US writer of detective fiction; born Patricia Plangman. Her novels are noted for their black humor, particularly those featuring Tom Ripley, an amoral antihero living in France. Notable works: Strangers on a Train (1949), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1956), and Ripley Under Water (1991).

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Syllabification: High·smith, Patricia

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