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Standard Deviation

Katherine Heiny

This humorous tale looks at the long term marriage of Graham and Audra. This is Graham's second marriage, he left his quiet first wife, Elspeth, for Audra. Audra has unwavering positivity and tends to connect with all those she meets. She and Graham have a 10 year old son with Asperger's who is skilled at origami, and benefits from having a wide social net around him. Graham, like many others, is mesmerized by Audra, but tends to get caught up wondering about the roads in life not taken.