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Joan Wickersham searches for meaning in 'The Suicide Index'

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / November 18, 2008

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CAMBRIDGE - Early one morning in 1991, Joan Wickersham's father, a 61-year-old Connecticut businessman, went out to the driveway and picked up the newspaper. He placed it on the kitchen table. He made a pot of coffee, brought a cup to his sleeping wife, as he always had, and carefully set it on her bedside table. Then he went to ... (Full article: 1256 words)

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