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Commentary: Second Acts

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The writer F. Scott Fitzgerald once said that there are no second acts in American lives. Writer Louise Shaffer is proving him wrong. She had a long acting career, including winning an Emmy for her role on Ryan's Hope. Now she's just published a novel, titled The Three Miss Margarets. She says that her second act as a novelist has a lot in common with her first. Shaffer's novel is published by Random House.