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A Life, Interrupted

In my group on Thursday, as we were talking about the dissociative fugue states experienced by Erik's father in The Sorrows of an American, reference was made to a more recent example w/ local resonance; see A Life, Interrupted for more on the "glasslike fragility of memory and identity," highlighted when "our autobiography goes off line": "it’s a lot less stable and has less unity than we want to believe.”

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