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Holding the Mirror Up to Nature Holding the Mirror Up to Nature

By Jim Caton

Pasadena's A Noise Within theater presents a classic repertory experience and more.

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Jim Caton is a Staff Writer at Southern California Homes.

An English teacher for twenty-five years, first at a college near Buffalo and then at a prep school near Detroit, Jim Caton loves talking, teaching and writing. He holds an M.A. and a J.D. and has worked as a law clerk, bartender, metal plating line operator, hi-lo driver, dishwasher, hardware clerk, and he spent four hours working for a cab company. Jim is a songwriter who plays the open-mic circuit and enjoys building furniture and guitars. He is currently at work on two books, a journalistic analysis of the privatization phenomenon titled Upside Down, and a children's fantasy novel titled The Wicker House.