Thirteen-year-old Elizabeth is a curious yet reticent girl, awakening instinctually to the details and sensations of the world. The majority of her time spent waiting between incidental events, she sates her curiosity through observation of the things which surround her. With little input from her family or peers and with no distinct passion toward any individual pursuit, she drifts through the events of her days unnoticed and detached. Isolated by her manner in the world, she is able to observe the behaviors of people -encountering humor, loneliness, sexuality, violence, friendship and comfort without distinguishing one from another.... up (leaning back onto her elbows) when (though the sight of it was more obscured than it usually was -harder to make ... to think so (as in fact the counter of the kitchen and the small dining table were apparent -only smaller details that sheanbsp;...
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