Flying in Place
Tom Doherty Associates, 01 ապր, 2010 թ. - 192 էջ
Once in a while, a first novel arrives like a bolt of lightning, commanding attention with an explosion of power, grace, and light. Flying in Place is such a book. As unflinching as The Lovely Bones, as startling as Beloved, it is a work to bear witness--with bravery and compassion--for the experience of millions of readers and their loved ones.
Արդյունքներ 92–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
... father's frizzy brown curls and big ears . My tendency to fat must have been a recessive trait from several generations back , because neither of my parents was about to claim it . а “ Ginny was light as a bird , ” II FLYING IN PLACE.
а “ Ginny was light as a bird , ” my mother often said with a sigh . She kept Ginny's favorite nightgown — a frilly affair with lots of lace and ribbons — carefully preserved in a cedar chest , and often told me that Ginny was prettier ...
The breathing sounded like a hurricane now , but if Ginny heard it she didn't let on . Mom never heard anything either ; that must have been another congenital tendency . I may have been fat , but at least I wasn't deaf .
How could I not know who you are ? It's not like Mom would ever let me forget it ! Most kids get Seuss stories at bedtime : I've gotten Ginny stories , as long as I can remember ? “ Ginny , ” she said , and hugged herself .
I waved a hand over my head , in the direction of the floor , and Ginny looked where I was pointing and then back at me , so quickly I wasn't even sure she'd seen it . “ It's your fault , ” I told her . “ Because you went and died ...
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This book has been harvesting so much praise, that it almost becomes impossible to say something adverse. Still, I think the book is a bit overrated. The subject matter (sexual child abuse by a father ... Read full review
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Totally blown away by this book. It left me speechless after the last page. Such a heart gripping look at a topic that makes normal people want to go postal. Highly recommend!!! Read full review