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Bachelor father

A solitary gay man reunites with his former stepdaughter, a struggling actress, and the rest is kismet

In her latest story, Elinor Lipman's world is the Upper West Side of New York rather than New England. In her latest story, Elinor Lipman's world is the Upper West Side of New York rather than New England. (Evan Sung for The New York Times)
By Jane Vandenburgh
May 24, 2009

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Since Elinor Lipman's is a moral universe where wrongs are righted, it seems natural - and therefore just - that the daughter whom Henry Archer lost when she was 3 should reappear. "The Family Man" of the title lost custody for no good reason: He's gay, the nonbiological parent, and times were what they were. (Full article: 880 words)

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