Oct 13, 2021 • 4M

Amanuensis - Part III, Chapter 17

'Native Son'

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Part III, Chapter 17

Native Son

Wedged into a corner of the sofa, Agnes was reading when I dropped down next to her,  swaddled in her husband’s ample striped bathrobe.  She’d set out a tray with cheese, crackers, and sliced meats.  A bottle of wine sat between two glasses—one full, the other half empty—on a …

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