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Her father had died of pneumonia at the age of thirty-nine. Her brother Walter had
died at nineteen — another tubercular — and her older sister Hettie had died of a
ruptured appendix when she was twenty-two and about to be married.
"Father would have done that, too," she thought. "Stand there like that, dressed
like that, in this heat." She stepped in his direction. He wore a pale-gray summer
overcoat, a black hat, a dark gray suit, and black shoes which looked as though ...
"What's wrong? What is wrong? Aren't you my father? I'd like to know what kind of
fucking father you had. What kind of father was that bloody photograph in the
other room? He must' ve thought he had a bunch of goddamn saints on his hands
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - lkernagh - LibraryThing
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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