Wondrous Words Wednesday
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That was always the impulse when she finally located him: I have to go get him. And when she got to him: never let him go.Jane's character was well developed, accessible, and as human and real as Tim's, but it was her growth that kept me interested. I think if not for Jane, the book, and Tim himself, would have fallen apart at the seams.
"We get to know people. People get to know us." That was how Harvey Finkel, owner of the Clinton Book Shop, Clinton, N.J., explained the secret of the store's 35-year run to the Hunterdon County Democrat.
Juliet writes back to Dawsey: "I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers. how delightful if that were true."
"We clung to books and to our friends; they reminded us that we had another part to us."