Mystery Ride by Robert Boswell

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Exhausted with worry over just about everything, Angela, the mother of fifteen-year-old Dulcie, decides to enlist her ex-husband's help in raising the girl. By the author of Crooked Hearts. 15,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.

About Robert Boswell

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Robert Boswell is Professor of English at New Mexico State University and is on the faculty of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. He lives with his wife, the writer Antonya Nelson, and their children in Las Cruces, New Mexico , and Telluride, Colorado.
Published January 19, 1993 by Knopf. 333 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The breakup will also spell trouble for Dulcie, who in 1987 (when most of the story is set) has become such a difficult teenager that Angela sends her back to the Iowa farm for the summer.

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The ``Mystery Ride'' (from a Springsteen song) is marriage, and here is ``the almost inexhaustible mystery of love found and lost.'' Brimming with high ideals, Angela and Stephen Landis wed in the '60s and moved to a farm in Iowa, where their daughter Dulcie was born.

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Buying a farm in Iowa was to be a pastoral interlude for Stephen and Angela Landis;

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