“An otter slid into the burn as I started along the path, and I saw a kingfisher darting among the low branches trailing in the water…”
“This regulation of duty by the mere circumstances of sex, rather by than the fundamental principle of moral being…has robbed woman of essential rights, the right to think and speak and act on all great moral questions… (321, Rossi).”
”Magic is the moment when a ghost appears on the stage…”
p 168 “She never learned to value those things that white people valued. The greatest pride of the Kiowa was to do without, to make use of anything at hand…the baseline of human life was courage.”
“…William had never seen such a thing on the head of a white man.”
“On a day such as today, the widows and the grieving mother were expected to keep their black weeds and pale faces in their shuttered homes…No parade of victory or peace ever included the biers of the dead” (302).
“Not only was the name of my hero taken from the writer, one of the key incidents of the writer’s life – his father’s imprisonment for debt – lies at the heart of this story.” Avi At the risk of self-plagiarism (August 2016 post @ St. Alban’s Librarian review pages), I must share with you, dear friends,…