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The Maytrees

by Annie Dillard

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Sharing a simple life with his wife and young son in the post-war artist community of his childhood, free-thinking poet Toby Maytree is aided with child-care responsibilities by close friend Deary, who years later comes between Toby and his wife. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. 100,000 first printing.

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