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An accidental tourist

After a tragedy, a professor wanders into a new life

In his new novel, Jeffrey Lent (here with daughter) moves through time. In his new novel, Jeffrey Lent (here with daughter) moves through time.
By John Dufresne
April 5, 2009

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After the tragic deaths of his beloved wife and troubled son in an automobile accident, 55-year-old professor Henry Dorn quits his job at a women's college, closes up his Elmira, N.Y., home, packs his bags, and sails for the Netherlands, ostensibly to investigate his family history, a trip he calls "foolhardy" although we're not sure why. We might surmise that ... (Full article: 885 words)

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