Table of Contents for This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage


Nonfiction, an Introduction 1(10)
How to Read a Christmas Story
11(8)
The Getaway Car: A Practical Memoir about Writing and Life
19(42)
The Sacrament of Divorce
61(9)
The Paris Match
70(4)
This Dog's Life
74(7)
The Best Seat in the House
81(7)
My Road to Hell Was Paved
88(13)
Tennessee
101(8)
On Responsibility
109(5)
The Wall
114(40)
Fact vs. Fiction
154(9)
My Life in Sales
163(9)
"The Love Between the Two Women Is Not Normal"
172(14)
The Right to Read
186(9)
Do Not Disturb
195(7)
Introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2006
202(9)
Love Sustained
211(14)
The Bookstore Strikes Back
225(13)
This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
238(34)
Our Deluge, Drop by Drop
272(4)
Dog without End
276(9)
The Mercies
285