Mortality - Afterword by Carol Blue Summary & Analysis

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Afterword by Carol Blue Summary and Analysis

Although most would probably not agree with Richard Dawkin's assessment that Christopher Hitchens was the greatest orator of our time, his wife, Carol Blue, believed that her husband was a hard act to follow both on and off stage. She recalled the long dinners they hosted with a diverse guests ranging from ambassadors to political dissidents. Christopher would often stand to give a toast that was both touching and funny and one that might last for twenty minutes.

In June of 2010, in New York City, Carol ran to meet Christopher who was launching an American book tour. She remembered seeing him in his white suit, looking glorious. The truth was, he was dying though they did not know it yet. He had been to the hospital that day thinking he had had a heart attack...

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