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Suddenly my mother's eyes switched modes: the lights went out and they began
to fill. I wanted to lean over the table and take her hands in mine but I didn't. I
waited. The tears began to roll down her cheeks but her eyes stayed open, fixed
Now that his eyes had finally grown accustomed to the darkness of the church, he
saw the woman who had spoken to him. She was sitting on a chair. Doughy skin,
greying hair that stood out from her head in a sparse cloud, heavily spotted ...
and awkward body attempted a manoeuvre better suited to a twenty-year-old
ballet dancer. Despite which he arrived on top of her. His eyes were closed.
Inside she was scalding hot. He opened his eyes. She was smiling, but not
exactly, and ...
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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