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The Motor-Car Wife single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1927... 1927 The Motor-Car Wife
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The wife of a commercial traveller worries continually about her husband, who drives over dangerous roads seeking new clients so that he can gain promotion. She meets the wife of a fisherman who is equally as anxious about her husband who risks his life in a small boat, trying to earn enough to buy a trawler. There is a curious similarity between the two men's experiences which the 'motor-car' wife finds comforting.

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