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The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen by Katherine Howe
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“Every memory we have changes slightly each time we think about it. We add stuff we learn in other places, or we forget stuff that doesn't seem important anymore. Or you think you remember something, like from your childhood, but actually you've just seen so many pictures of it, and your parents have told you about it, so you think you remember it, but you don't. A memory is a process. Instead of a thing. Like a story we tell ourselves that changes from the standpoint we're looking at it.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“Okay, he says. They both say it, all the time. I've finally started to figure out what it means. It means "yes" and "all right". It also means less than all right, and a begrudging no. It means everything, and nothing, all at once.”
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“Pizza is good medicine for disappointment.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
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“When I looked at life through the camera, I felt like I could finally see it.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“I love you," I murmur into his neck. "I love you."
"I love you, too," he breathes into the curls over my ears.
I don't even notice when the letters in PROGRESS burst into hot blue flame.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“New York was for people too hungry for life to be anywhere else.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“The right words don’t come... the right words usually don’t for me. I mostly experience the world in images. I wish I could show the film I’d taken of this girl in my mind.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“I want to live New York City. Not live IN it, but live IT. I want to be alive right here, right now.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“Going to the Upper East Side is like taking a trek to the Himalayas practically.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“Ghosts are both remnants of history and witnesses to it.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
“Ghost stories are how we forgive houses for daring to outlive us.”
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“Memories while true are impermanent, while film, while permanent is untrue.”
Katherine Howe, The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
tags: film