Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World , is back in top form with a richly textured novel about a tragic accident and its effects on two generations of a family. When Aaron Maciver’s beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike... read more
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perseverated, she lashed out, she was probably dysarthric, her slurred speech something my mother may have helped her overcome. As I remember her in my childhood, she often looked blank. If I now and then considered her injury, I imagined it as a blow that had dulled her thinking, that hadn’t so much severed the connections, synapse to synapse, as it madeHighlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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