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Touching portrait of married strife

As a child in a small town in Missouri in the 1880s, Margaret Mayfield is taken to see a public hanging by her older brother, Lawrence, while their mother and father are distracted by the imminent arrival of a new baby.

29th May, 2010

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By Jane Smiley

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