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At the mental hospital there had also been a barn. A large one — also at times a
good place for heavy breathing — stocked with animals that were supposed to
provide meat, therapy and currency for the inmates. During the lectures on ...
Flies were beginning to buzz around him; at the door of the barn he could see
swallows swooping in and out of the framed light. "Put out to pasture." The first
time he had encountered that phrase, part of one of those jokes Western
Working in the barn, scrubbing Anna's blood from the steps, lying sleepless in his
bed at night, he tried again and again to find the right words for his letter to the
dead soul of his daughter. To explain why he had first burned so much to have ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
This is the second book by Matt Cohen that I have read. I read Elizabeth and After a year and a half ago and enjoyed it. I knew that I had this other book on my TBR pile and that I wanted to read it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bhowell - LibraryThing
This book was originally published in 1990 but was re-issued in 2007 when it was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Christopher Plummer. It's a good read and not overly long, moving from a ... Read full review