Elizabeth Strout

“I said on the phone to my mother, “I think I’m going to write the story of the Burgess kids.” “It’s a good one,” she agreed. “People will say it’s not nice to write about people I know.” My mother was tired that night. She yawned. “Well, you don’t know them,” she said. “Nobody ever knows anyone.”


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The Burgess Boys The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
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