Story itself is about a personal tragedy, initial inability of the victim to cope, & eventually signs that may be he's beginning to put it behind. This plot usually doesn't work for me - there are just too many stories of the kind. But I wasn't bored.
Fact sheet.First published: New Haven Review, Winter 2011.
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Nominated for Nebula Award 2011 in short story category.