The Edge of Marriage by Hester Kaplan

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A collection of nine stories by a winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction introduces a cast of men and women on the verge of relationship disaster.

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Hester Kaplan's first novel, "Kinship Theory", will be published in February 2001. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Published October 1, 1999 by University of Georgia Press. 192 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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looking over a drop so sheer as to be unimaginable.” The woman narrator of “Dyaesthesia” is thrown into tumult by the need to cope with the results of a traffic accident in which her husband lost a hand and with the revelation that he was having an affair.

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The Edge of Marriage, awarded this year's Flannery O'Connor Award, is a set of emotive short stories that invokes the disillusioned state of aging baby boomers at critical crossroads in their lives when there is no option of turning back.

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