The Young Widower’s Handbook

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GUEST: TOM MCALLISTER

They say opposites attract. For Hunter Cady, an awkward, unproductive man, he meets his opposite and yet perfect mate, Kaitlyn. Her smart, funny personality gives Hunter purpose. Then, suddenly Kaitlyn dies—rattling Hunter’s world. As a way to cope with his grief, Hunter decides to leave his Philadelphia home and head west, with no real plan in mind, taking Kaitlyn’s ashes with him. In this hour, Mary talks with TOM MCALLISTER, author of The Young Widower’s Handbook and assistant professor at Temple University teaching creative writing, about Hunter’s journey, the characters that he meets along the way and the power of love.

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