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The Salt Wife

Ted Mooney

'Martha worked in a radio-biology lab in Manhattan, and when Larry, her husband of seven years, left her at last for the cause of art, she decided to accept a long-standing invitation from a lab in Los Angeles to visit their operation and talk about her work.'

Ted Mooney

Ted Mooney is an American writer. His first novel, Easy Travel to Other Planets (1981), won the Sue Kauffman Award for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was also a Finalist for the National Book Awards. His other novels include Traffic and Laughter (1990), Singing into the Piano (1998), and The Same River Twice (2010). He currently teaches at the Yale University School of Art.

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