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Every True PleasureLGBTQ Tales of North Carolina$
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Wilton Barnhardt

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781469646800

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.001.0001

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The Lesson

The Lesson

Chapter:
(p.160) The Lesson
Source:
Every True Pleasure
Author(s):
Kelly Link
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0017

In The Lesson, a short story by Kelly Link, a married gay couple, Thanh and Harper, go to a friend's destination wedding on a remote island but find their trip fraught with tension when the surrogate mother they hired to have their child runs into birthing complications while they're away.

Keywords:   The Lesson, Kelly Link, short story, wedding, surrogate mother, married gay couple

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