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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I mean , she couldn't exactly have walked . Could she ? ” If you told Myrna you can tell Bret , I told myself . He's your husband . He knows you're not crazy . You love him . You didn't lock the door .
“ You're mean , she said , her voice breaking . She was crying , shining droplets rolling down her Ivory - Snow cheeks . “ That's right . I've got to be mean to somebody , and it might as well be you . You aren't even real .
You mean Aunt Diane , Dad's sister in Ohio , ” “ Aunt Donna , ” she repeated . " I don't have an Aunt Donna ! ” “ We bought them at Macy's , ” she said , wiping her eyes with the back of her hand again . She looked relieved .
The careful , compassionate hands saying , “ This won't hurt a bit , ” and then the sudden pain of the shot , until finally you learn that “ This won't hurt a bit ” really means , “ This will only hurt a little bit , for a moment ...
“ It's wonderful , ” she said , and she looked genuinely happy , and it made her as beautiful as any of the pictures I'd seen of Ginny . “ It's a good thing , Emma , really it is . It means you're a woman , that you can have children ...
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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