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Emotional Terrorism

A Disorder Peculiar to the Country by Ken Kalfus

Reviewed by Anna Godbersen

"Well, yes, sometimes love does feel like a battlefield, and couples in the process of breaking up may be forgiven for thinking that diplomacy between a husband and wife can be as difficult as diplomacy between nations of disparate needs, histories and values. But that is no excuse for Ken Kalfus's crisp, mean-spirited A Disorder Peculiar to the Country, in which the parents of two young children use the autumn of 2001 as a backdrop for their own nasty divorce." Read the entire Esquire review.

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