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[Untitled statement about Norris Church and their marriage.] In Couples: Speaking from the Heart, 54–55. Photographs of couples by Mariana Cook. Introduction by Paul Riceour. San Francisco, Chronicle Books. A statement from each partner in 87 different relationships about life with the other person accompanies a photo of them together. Mailer states that Norris is “so strong, so beautiful, so centered. She is in command.” He describes himself as “much older” and “overweight; his pants will soon be very wrinkled.” She says that they have been together for 21 years, and explains how they met, and that when he told her at their first meeting how attractive she was, she answered, “You certainly know how to deliver a good line, Mr. Mailer.”