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Doughy skin, greying hair that stood out from her head in a sparse cloud, heavily
spotted hands wrapped around her thick cane. She sat as though she had been
sitting all day, and she was watching the painted Jakob the way another person ...
Because of the sleeves, because of what emerged from them — the hands.
Certainly themselves incapable of manipulating an iron because on the left hand
three fingers had been reduced to a row of uneven stubs, leaving the little finger,
could be with Christopher, this Christopher, in this stillness; or perhaps even this
couldn't work for her. She was holding Christopher's hands — or he was holding
hers- — they were playing with each other's fingers, turning each other's hands ...
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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