The author could have taken the traditional path of simply weaving a story around the facts after he'd put them all together. Instead he had an enticing writing technique of revealing more information as he discovered it. I liked the element of suspense. The tortuous decision-making process of the court in releasing the divorce file is evidence of how out of touch a court can be. This divorce was about a medical condition, now understood, that impeded consummation of the marriage. Writers of family histories could learn much by reading this book if only to glean tips on how to keep one's readers on their seats and wanting more.