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Mary Lou Spartz

Mary Lou Spartz Mary Lou Spartz came to Juneau, Alaska from the Pacific Northwest in 1941 when she was ten years old. She grew up in Juneau, and has fond memories of her childhood and the sense of community in the small town. Mary Lou is a poet and author, and works at Juneau's Observatory Books bookstore that specializes in old and uncommon books. Her most recent work is a play titled “The Real Story of the Sinking of the Princess Sophia," which was read as performance at the Alaska State Museum in Juneau on October 19, 2013.
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