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Dame Elisabeth.. 1930--93, British sculptor
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Frink's First Man (1954), a direct response to Rodin's Age of Bronze (ca.
Frink was so out of step in London by 1967 that she moved to the Cevennes forest in the south of France, where she lived until 1974.
A consummate country-woman, Frink also sculpted animals, particularly horses and dogs.
Frink made her strongest humanist statements with her walking, running, or sitting men.
This catalogue raisonne is a fine monument to Frink's work as a sculptor.
The volume includes a short story dramatizing Frink's uplifting effect on young people by her long-time friend Michael Morpurgo, the well-known children's book writer.
According to the federal government, Frink knowingly sold and retitled automobiles to a drug dealer, James Lon Callier, who used the vehicles to transport 750 pounds of cocaine along I-75 from Florida to Detroit.
Others in the automobile industry agree, in particular several minority dealers across the country who have rallied around Frink and are raising money to help defray legal expenses and bring attention to the case.
While many minority auto associations have rallied around Frink, she says GM was only eager to distance itself from her, something Frink understands, at least in part.
Throughout her ordeal, what hit Frink's own faith the hardest was the death of her 21-year-old daughter, Trina Frink, in an automobile accident.
There are some things you believe are sacred, and I prayed that was the one thing that wouldn't be touched," says Frink. "It stopped my world, and the hardest thing after that was finding a reason to have faith."
But some, like Baranco, have faith in Frinks' innocence.