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He hears someone say her name at a party: Lorraine. He loved her ten years before, the hole she left has never been filled, no matter how hard he's tried. He's traced her movements on the internet, tried to stop himself. He wants to make amends. He wants forgiveness.
About the Author
Born and raised in Redondo Beach, California, Erin McGraw now lives in rural Tennessee with her husband, the poet Andrew Hudgins. Her newest novel, Better Food for a Better World, was published in 2013 by Slant Books. Before that she published The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard (a novel), The Good Life (stories), The Baby Tree (a novel), Lies of the Saints (stories, and a New York Times Notable Book for 1996), and Bodies at Sea (stories). Her short work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Good Housekeeping, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, STORY, The Georgia Review, and many others.