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.
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Her face brightened . “ Ha ! See ? You do know who I was ! ” " Are you kidding ? 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 ...
And she drags me with her so she can tell me more stories about you , so I'll be more like you— ” " But if you were like me you'd be dead , ” said Ginny , wiping her face with the back of one hand . Her tiny fingers were shaking like ...
I thought about all the people he'd saved , how he'd taught me to swim , how he always managed to carve out the faces I drew on Halloween pumpkins , no matter how complicated I made them . It had become a ritual ; each October 30 I drew ...
When I was seven I'd been stuck in bed with the mumps , and my father had blown up rubber gloves and drawn faces on them with magic marker , so that they looked like grinning animals with stubby legs and tails .
He'd left for the hospital , then , and I wouldn't have to face him over breakfast . “ Twenty - eight days , ” I said wearily , quoting my health teacher . “ But every woman's different . ” I wondered just how different women were ...
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LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - karamazow - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - justablondemoment - LibraryThing
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