The First Time Book Summary and Study Guide

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A woman in a loveless marriage discovers that her husband is having yet another affair. She confronts him and they decide to separate. Soon after, the woman finds out that she has Lou Gehrig's Disease and is given just a year to live. Her husband returns home to care for her. He promises to be faithful to her for the remainder of her life. They end up falling in love again.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   rekindling lost love

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   lawyer creature Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   artist Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   blissful


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   mostly dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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