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Bark: Stories - Subject to Search – Thank You For Having Me Summary & Analysis

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Subject to Search – Tom arrives for lunch in France with his suitcase, to which a John Kerry sticker is adhered. He tells his lover that he must return to the United States. He has gotten wind of American troops torturing Iraqi prisoners, but the troops are just kids and don’t know what they are doing. He has to head back before the story breaks. Tom, formerly in the military, now works as a contracting consultant for the American government, a job he is not thrilled about taking, for he would prefer to work in a university. The narrator reflects on a conversation she had with Tom years before, when they were both still married. Tom had said that everyone was a sucker for a happy ending.

Thank You For Having Me – The narrator is very sad...

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