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T. Coraghessan Boyle in The New Yorker: "The Lie"... The clock inched forward. Clover got dressed, put on her makeup, and took her coffee mug out to

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The clock inched forward. Clover got dressed, put on her makeup, and took her coffee mug out to the car and was gone. There was nothing heroic in what I did next, dealing with the baby and my own car and the stalled nose-to-tail traffic that made the three miles to the babysitter’s seem like a trek across the wastelands of the earth—it was just life, that was all.

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