Elizabeth Strout

“it was new, what he saw on the Internet, the cool statements of superiority so deeply believed in, that anyone not white should, as one person had written, “be exterminated as easily as we do rats.” Gerry didn’t share with his wife the things he read. “Cowards,” he did say. “You can be anonymous, that’s what’s the trouble with the Internet.” Each night now Gerry took a sleeping pill.”


Elizabeth Strout, The Burgess Boys
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The Burgess Boys The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
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