Episode 9

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By Anne Tyler.

Read by William Hope.

Anne Tyler's novel is the story of Baltimore publisher Aaron Woollcott's recovery from the death of his wife, Dorothy, who was killed when a tree fell on their home.

Aaron is waiting patiently for Dorothy's next appearance. He's staying with his sister while repairs are being done to the house, but her relationship with Gil is becoming more serious it's starting to dawn on him that he may have outstayed his welcome.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

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15 minutes

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Thu 17 May 2012 22:45

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