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Driftless Driftless by David Rhodes
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“We are all connected in ways we cannot even begin to fathom. Our lives unfold through each other and within each other. What one suffers, we all feel. What one does changes others forever.”
David Rhodes, Driftless
“We are not separate, and I want you to know that. We are all part of one thing, and nothing good has ever passed or ever can pass away. There is no way out, but there is a way in, and when one person feels lonely like a ghost it touches us all.”
David Rhodes, Driftless
“Telling the truth is always wrong if it threatens those for whom being wrong can never be true.”
David Rhodes, Driftless
“[He] accepted me for what I was and it wasn't fair of him not to give me the same chance to accept him in the same way.”
David Rhodes, Driftless
“she also tended to see strangers not as individuals but as representatives of types. It was as though people did not walk around in the world as themselves, but as examples of kinds of people, the majority of whom they had never met.”
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“He wondered if there were other places in the universe where the rules of the living did not require feeding on each other - where wonder could be discovered without horror and learning the truth did not entail losing one's faith.”
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“Depression-era memories. They could easily recall events—and spoke of them in earnest detail—that occurred before electricity, telephones, and interstate highways.”
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“(The name Wisconsin is believed by some to be a derivation of the word Wishkonsing, place of the beaver.)”
David Rhodes, Driftless
“The roof leaked and the toilet flushed with the kind of diminished enthusiasm that often precedes serious septic difficulties. She”
David Rhodes, Driftless