By Ken Kalfus
Joyce and Marshall every one imagine the opposite is killed on September 11—and needs to swallow their unhappiness whilst the opposite arrives domestic. As their sour divorce is extra complex through anthrax scares, suicide bombs, and international wars, they endure, in methods abruptly own and more and more ludicrous, the numerous unusual ravages of our time. during this fabulous black comedy, Kalfus indicates how our nation’s public calamities have encroached upon our so much deepest illusions.
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