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If you have copyright questions concerning the work of Don DeLillo, do not ask us. Instead, please see question number two on our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions). Excepting the photograph of DeLillo and and text by DeLillo, the Don DeLillo Society‘s pages are © 1999-2006 by the Don DeLillo Society. These web pages are intended for educational purposes only. The DDS does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, usefulness, or any other aspect of these pages. No warranty of any kind is implied, and nor will the copyright holder assume any legal liability or responsibility for the content of these pages. The entire risk as to their quality is borne by you. (The ideas and wording in this paragraph borrow heavily from Nicolas Pioch’s disclaimer for his Paris WebMusem pages.)