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Double Happiness

Fiction Mary-Beth Hughes

The outer office was much the same as she remembered it. The thick neat oak desk of Mrs. Lanahan, a manageable stack of buff folders in the far right corner. A small boy in a blazer likely to be his older brother’s knocked unhappy heels against the chair leg. He’d been waiting for a while, a tear  [...]

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Issue 07



Winter 2009


​Mary-Beth Hughes is the author of the novel Wavemaker II (Atlantic Monthly Press) and a collection of stories, Double Happiness (Grove Press/Black Cat).  


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