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Dry Ice

A Novel

by Stephen White

Dry Ice
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  • First Published:
    Mar 2007, 416 pages
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    Mar 2008, 528 pages

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Stephen White grew up in New York, New Jersey, and Southern California and attended the University of California at Irvine (where he lasted three weeks as a creative writing major) and Los Angeles, before graduating from Berkeley in 1972. Along the way he learned to fly small planes, worked as a tour guide at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, cooked, waited tables and tended bar.

Trained as a clinical psychologist, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1979 and became known as an authority on the psychological effects of marital disruption, especially on men. After receiving his doctorate, he worked in private practice and at the ...

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