In the story of a community forever scarred but eventually reawakened by its grief, the parents of two children who drowned are bound together in guilt and anger, as the tragedy weaves itself into the fabric of the village. Reader's Guide available. Original.the kitchen table while his mother and Josephine chopped vegetables that hissed in the frying pan like horses peeing. a#39;Sit with me, Josef, before you go back to school. ... sometimes special and sometimes squirming because later they would tease him and say you have to spit and cough up your throat to speak French.
|Publisher||:||Black Cat - 2004|