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This memoir is filled with love from beginning to end. Calvin Trillin loved his wife, Alice, and from Trillin's description of Alice, the reader can feel assured that the feeling was mutual. Theirs marriage did not deteriorate over the years. On the contrary, it appears from the words which Trillin uses to discuss Alice that their marriage only grew stronger over the years. They worked together, played together and raised two daughters together. The conflicts of everyday life brought them closer together with every passing year. They were friends as much as they were lovers, confident in their trust in each other. There was little about Alice that Trillin did not like, and he expresses that fact with every beautifully written word within this memoir.

Calvin Trillin writes about his wife because he wants the world to know the same woman he knew. Trillin could see how his...

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