"Dorothy Edith Gilman" was an American writer. She is best known for the Emily Pollifax/Mrs. Pollifax series. Emily Pollifax, her heroine, became a spy in her 60s and is very likely the only spy in literature to belong simultaneously to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the local garden club.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous novelists! More Dorothy Gilman on Wikipedia.