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Joe Flaherty

Title: Executive/artistic director, Writers & Books Inc.
Age: 59
Family: Wife, Elizabeth Scott; daughters Alexa, 29, and Caedra, 22
Education: B.A. in literature, Pennsylvania State University, 1969; master of fine arts in photography, Visual Studies Workshop, 1974
Interests: Reading, golfing, gardening, doing laundry (“When you finish doing laundry, you feel like you’ve put the world back in order,” Flaherty explains.)
Quote: “Teachers weren’t always my best teachers. Books were always my best teachers.”

04/14/06 (C) Rochester Business Journal

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