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Her mother believed in a graceful acceptance of her color. But she died. Iris'
father believed only in the curse of his color. He lived longer. But not much. It was
poverty really that killed them both — and all the others. Iris' father forbade his ...
I'm scared, Alberta." "You're just the maid, hon. That's all you are. The maid. An' a
nigger to boot. You can't fight either one, for factual- ity. So give it up." The Tiffany
lamps burned hot and bright, gleaming with hardened color — orange . . . blue ...
She uncapped the ornate, carved, golden tube and looked at the little red rod of
color. She twisted it open. "It reminds me," she said, "of something." Working the
dial at its base, raising and lowering the small red tongue of coloring. "Isn't it
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Set in the summer months of 1964, the story is about a well-to-do family of breeding residing in a wealthy neighborhood in Ontario. 11-year old Hooker Winslow is surrounded by his family, a family ... Consulter l'avis complet
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I've read this novel twice. It is a remarkable first novel; Findley lived up to this beginning and then some during his lifetime. The main character is both hero and victim even while he victimizes ... Consulter l'avis complet
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