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David Dobbs, a science, culture, and nature writer, learns of his mother’s deeply harbored feelings when she utters the name “Angus” on her deathbed. The Kindle Single My Mother’s Lover tells of Dobbs’s pursuit to learn the full story of his mother's passionate and haunting affair five decades in the past. Tragically, Angus’s life, and her one indulgence in true love, were cut short in a World War II plane crash. The loss for Dobbs’s mother echoed sorrow for decades as she moved on with ersatz lovers and spouses and only in the end decided to own, or at least expose, her wounds and misgivings. The story, which touches multiple families, offers an explanation for how “everyone ended up married to somebody they wished was somebody else.” In uncovering and unraveling his family’s secrets, Dobbs draws out a heartrending narrative arc without sentimentality. His capable writing renders the deep ironies of his family secrets tangible and captivating. --Paul Diamond

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  • File Size: 223 KB
  • Print Length: 35 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: The Atavist (June 5, 2011)
  • Publication Date: June 5, 2011
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0054LMZR6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #461,061 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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