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reporter, talking about Mr. Oswald and Mr. Kennedy and then Mr. Oswald was
there, and then — Mr. Oswald had funny eyes. He always looked angry, and
once, on the Friday or the Saturday, he had said something very loud at the
camera. Hooker had enjoyed it, because it was about taking a shower bath, and
someone on the television set had laughed as well. And then there was that other
— that peculiar, brilliant second of time when the other man had run up out of the
camera and ...
"What a funny kid. Imagine. All this way just to bury a bunch of mice and a few
screwed birds." He looked all around in the middle of the woods, quietly smoking,
forgetting why he had come. "It's certainly lonely here," he thought. "It's certainly
lonely." And then an unaccountable thought came to him. Suddenly, and with the
prompting of a physical shiver which crossed over his shoulders, he thought, "
Like a place to die." For a literal second only he came to a full stop, in the dark,
and then ...
Timothy Findley. "I know," he said. "It's just your funny way of talking. That's all, kid
. You talk funny. But at least you talk. Good night." "Good night." It became
completely dark. Chapter 17 On the way to the country club, Hooker 207.
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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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