- Patricia. 1921–95, US author of crime fiction. Her novels include Strangers on a Train (1950) and Ripley's Game (1974)
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Highsmith took the train the next day for Cranberry Corners.
It was in the rathskeller that Highsmith made the hit of his histrionic career.
Highsmith, still in his make-up, went with Herr Goldstein to a café booth.