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The Writer in the Family by E.L. Doctorow

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Performed by Avi Hoffman

The story of a youth named Jonathan, whose father Jack has died, but whose paternal side of the family, in particular Jonathan's Aunt Frances, lies to Jonathan's paternal grandmother maintaining that Jack, a failed salesman, has moved to Arizona.

“The Writer in the Family” from LIVES OF THE POETS by E.L. Doctorow (Random House, 1984.)  Copyright © 1984 by E.L. Doctorow. Used by permission.


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