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By Deborah Epperson

ISBN-10: 1466463929

ISBN-13: 9781466463929

Set in rural Georgia within the 1960s-70s, BREAKING TWIG is a coming-of-age novel approximately Becky (Twig) Cooper, a tender girl attempting to live on the actual and emotional abuse of her mom, Helen, a stunning, calculating girl who can, with a trifling glance, ship the meanest cur in Sugardale, Georgia operating for its existence. no longer even Twig's brilliant mind's eye, willing wit, and darkish humorousness is sufficient to support her continue to exist the escalating attacks of Helen and a brand new stepbrother, yet aid comes from an unforeseen source--Frank, her stepfather. occasionally, having one one who loves and believes in you is all a woman must continue desire alive. Over the subsequent 8 years, Becky's tumultuous fight to prevail—becoming neither a "pick" (victim) nor a "picker" (abuser)—finds her bouncing backward and forward among Helen’s abuse and Frank’s tenderness as she fights to win this determined conflict of souls. On Halloween evening, she and Helen argue and all lies are stripped away. Now, Becky needs to make a fateful decision—one which could supply her the liberty she craves or ruin ceaselessly the hot existence and love she has ultimately discovered. usually uncooked and irreverent and sprinkled with all of the Southern flavoring present in a very good bowl of fowl and dumplings, BREAKING TWIG, is ready discovering love the place we least count on it, destroying lives with effortless lies, and understanding every one people make sure our personal fact.

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The Clementses were playing Chinese chequers among the reflections of a comfortable fire when Pnin came clattering downstairs, slipped, and almost fell at their feet like a supplicant in some ancient city full of injustice, but retrieved his balance--only to crash into the poker and tongs. 'I have come,' he said, panting, 'to inform, or more correctly ask you, if I can have a female visitor Saturday--in the day, of course. ' 5 There are some beloved women whose eyes, by a chance blend of brilliancy and shape, affect us not directly, not at the moment of shy perception, but in a delayed and cumulative burst of light when the heartless person is absent, and the magic agony abides, and its lenses and lamps are installed in the dark.

It was very pleasant to see the two men discuss a legend or a religion, Timofey blossoming out in amphoric motion, Laurence chopping away with one hand. Laurence even made a film of what Timofey considered to be the essentials of Russian 'carpalistics', with Pnin in a polo shirt, a Gioconda smile on his lips, demonstrating the movements underlying such Russian verbs--used in reference to hands--as mahnut', vsplesnut', razvesti: the one-hand downward loose shake of weary relinquishment; the two-hand dramatic splash of amazed distress; and the 'disjunctive' motion--hands travelling apart to signify helpless passivity.

He would not wear his black suit--vot i vsyo (that's all). He would retrieve it on his way back. He had lost, dumped, shed many more valuable things in his day. Energetically, almost light-heartedly, Pnin boarded the bus. He had endured this new stage of his journey only for a few city blocks when an awful suspicion crossed his mind. Ever since he had been separated from his bag, the tip of his left forefinger had been alternating with the proximal edge of his right elbow in checking a precious presence in ru8 inside coat pocket.

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