The Breaking Point

Winner of the 1991 Arrowhead Regional Arts Fiction Competition

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It was a Wednesday when the bill arrived. Cassie Hedberg’s birthday was the following Monday, so it wasn’t too difficult to put one and one together.

The envelope from Montgomery Ward was addressed to Carl, but thinking it junk mail, she dutifully checked its contents before throwing it. The bill for $523.87 startled her, and it crossed her mind to call Ward’s to…

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An avid reader who writes about arts, culture, literature & other life obsessions. @ennyman3 Look for my books on Amazon https://tinyurl.com/y3l9sfpj

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Ed Newman

Ed Newman

An avid reader who writes about arts, culture, literature & other life obsessions. @ennyman3 Look for my books on Amazon https://tinyurl.com/y3l9sfpj