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|A legend told by the younger version of Chow Mo-wan about carving a hole in a |
tree into which to whisper his secrets finds ... climb a mountain, find a tree and
carve a hole in it and whisper the secret into the hole, then cover it over with mud.
|He gives a vague reply about the hole — how in the old days, people would |
climb a mountain, find a tree and carve a hole, into which they would whisper
their secrets and then cover it up with mud so that no one will discover them.
Though the ...
|He said he might have to do a good deal of-tramping and climbing, and that there |
was no particular object in the doctor and myself ... We said that we had climbed
the mountains for elk, not deer, and that we had venison enough for the camp. ...
Dewey called them “pot holes," said we might see elk in some of them, and we
kept our eyes open. ... yards away and 700 or 800 feet below us, a bull elk lying
in the grass in an opening and near a brown patch which looke_d like a mud
|From one of the two tall seats up front, his mother glances back at him, leans over |
to talk to his father, and then they laugh and shake their heads. ... and wakes up
to stumble in and out of service station bathrooms, in and out of restaurants, until
they get where they're ... She wore a shapeless dress with belt-loops but no belt,
and she stood between two rows of climbing beans, holding a ..... "A river of ice
moving down from Canada plowed this hole, and the streams and springs filled it.
|Marie was telling me she had lost eight pounds in the last month and wanted to |
know if I could see it and lifted her .... I left the secret door to the secret cabinet to
the secret safe in the false floor wide open, though I folded my birth ... My birth
certificate about burned a hole in my pocket. .... Several men lifted the boy into
the back seat and the tires kicked up mud as Mayor Morgan sped off to the
hospital. ..... All around us, hollow trees gape open or raise knotty limbs skyward
|Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, who received mysterious messages, who met a "potential lunatic," and whose mother disappeared.|
|Set in the present day in the rural community of Feathertown, Tennessee, Flight Behavior tells the story of Dellarobia Turnbow, a petite, razor-sharp 29-year-old who nurtured worldly ambitions before becoming pregnant and marrying at ...|
|Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him.|
|This is just the initial act in a magnificent odyssey that seamlessly merges the actual with the imagined. A book whose importance is eclipsed only by its quality, The Satanic Verses is a key work of our times.|