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Rita Stout
rstout27@comcast.net
www.RitaStout.com
Other books by Rita Stout:
Not So Small A Circle

"An astonishingly intimate account of how one family coped with their young adult daughter's death from Leukemia seven months after her diagnosis."
(This book is currently out of print but some copies may be available online through searches)
To Order Love Was Not Enough
(to read about this book please click here)
Copyright ©2016 by Rita Stout.
All rights reserved.   277 pp.
PRICE:
$16.00
(+ $3.00 shipping)
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Love Was
Not Enough
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Rita Stout
rstout27@comcast.net
To Order Daybreak in Odessa
(to read an excerpt from this book please scroll down)
Copyright ©2010 by Rita Stout.
All rights reserved.   277 pp.
PRICE:
$18.00
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Daybreak in Odessa
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Rita Stout
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FAMILY CHRISTMAS PHOTO
Madison, Wisconsin, 1957

Prologue
 "The family clockwise from upper right- Rita, a senior at the University who would graduate six months later; Walter, my father, a professor at the University of Wisconsin, Heinrich the dog who bit the mailman; my brother, Wally, fourteen years old and in junior high; my sister Wendy, five years old; my mother, and my sister Lois, a freshman at the university.
    A year later in spring of 1959, as the family finished eating dinner, my father announced that he had just accepted a sabbatical at the University of Hawaii for the summer. Lois and I were welcome to come if we agreed to "be on deck" five days a week to take care of Wendy during the day.
   I balked. This had been my life to date, caretaker of the family. For the first time in my life I made other plans. This is my story."

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