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  1. Leigh Brackett might not have worked in Hollywood had she been named Susan. Raised by a household of women and schooled by nuns, in the 1920s no less, it is remarkable how the legendary sci-fi writer would always move with such ease among the realms of men, both real and fictional. Before the age of thirty Brackett had penned a hard-boiled novel that so intrigued filmmaker Howard Hawks he insisted on meeting the