By Sara Weinstock
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At the eve of finishing a merger which may cement either her clients at paintings and her courting together with her paramour, formidable long island legal professional Susie Sherman discovers that she is all at once pregnant. Susie has little time outdoors of labor for somebody, least of all her mom Pamela. Susie, or Siouxette as her mom insists on calling her, is mortified via the truth that she used to be CONCEIVED AT WOODSTOCK.
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While a baby, Lena used to be susceptible to figuring out issues others didn't. Or relatively, she knew issues others could understand later, yet she knew them prior to they occurred. occasions might spread in her brain with the readability of a film on a screen—even as she attempted to carry the pictures away. while she used to be younger, a homicide, a lie, an accident—but as she acquired older she received entry to extra deepest moments: the morbid suggestions of a chum, her husband’s treachery, her lover masturbating to an image of her six thousand miles away.
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Conceived at Woodstock by Sara Weinstock