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When we travel, what—and who—do we take with us? Frank's job takes him to destinations throughout the world, when what he really wants is to spend time with his ailing wife. This sad yet uplifting short story about love and travel, romance and distance, considers how technology can impact our affections (and vice versa).

This stand-alone short story is part of Hindmarch's collection of new tales based on modern tech writing. The package for sale here contains a PDF and an ePub edition of the story in one ZIP file.

 
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Pages
8
File Size:
0.56 MB
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Original electronic
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File Last Updated:
February 11, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on February 11, 2013.
Publisher Info
Will Hindmarch
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