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Charles Dubow

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Charles Dubow was born in New York City and lived on the Upper East Side for the first thirteen years of his life. As a child, he attended the Collegiate School, a private boy’s school on the Upper West Side. Weekends and summers were spent in his family house on Georgica Pond in East Hampton, Long Island, which served as the inspiration for Indiscretion.

After boarding school, he went to Wesleyan University in Middletown, Ct., and graduated from New York University. Following his sophomore year at Wesleyan he took a year off and went to work on a sheep ranch in New Zealand for six months. When he returned to the U.S. he studied at the Art Students League in Manhattan. Originally he had wanted to be a painter but was disillusioned with the
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Indiscretion

3.63 avg rating — 4,433 ratings — published 2012 — 26 editions
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"I typically can not stand books that deal with the subject of infidelity - mostly because it is often either justified or dismissed as acceptable and part of life. But this book was almost solely about infidelity, but I loved the book. It showed the " Read more of this review »
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"This book sucked me in right from the start. How many books are there about infidelity of unfaithful partners? Probably more than I can count. Why is Indiscretion different? I can't quite put my finger on it but I feel like it had something to do wit" Read more of this review »
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“Never more then two, I told her once. I repeat an old joke about why martinis are like a women's breasts; one is never enough and three are too many”
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“The human heart needs to burden itself, to take responsibility for its losses, otherwise it will explode.”
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“We live in an age when we are no longer surprised that people let us down the only surprise is that we are so constantly willing to allow ourselves to be deceived.”
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