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Breathing Lessons - Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary

Breathing Lessons is the story of Maggie and Ira Moran and the struggle for extraordinary moments in their quite commonplace marriage. The story, which takes place in one day, begins early on a Saturday morning as Maggie and Ira are preparing to travel from their home in Baltimore to a small town in Pennsylvania to attend the funeral of the husband of Serena, Maggie's best friend from high school.

They had just heard from Serena the night before that Max had died and didn't have as much time to prepare for the trip as they normally would. The alarm has gone off too late, and the couple is frantically preparing to leave. Maggie is not as unnerved by this as Ira.

Their car has been in the body shop for quite awhile, but fortunately is available is available to be picked up that morning, so...

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