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My virtue is that I say what I think, my vice that what I think doesn't amount to much.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

My Father's Library

During the months after my father's debilitating stroke, his second wife divorced him, his bank accounts were emptied, his furniture disappeared, the cat ran away and a trio of booksellers purchased his book collection. When my father eventually regained his senses, he telephoned me with what really bothered him: "Where the hell are my books?
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