Years later Caresse recollected her schooling as having been neither notably happy or unhappy. She admitted to having learned nothing in the academic sense, yet characteristically claimed, without merit, to have ranked second in her class. She had no interest in history, in facts and chronologies, or in the past. Reality did not bind or attract her, and she lived her life in dreams.
»Geoffrey Wolff on Caresse Crosby, in Black Sun : the Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby. New York, New York Review Books, 2003.