By Elizabeth Berg
In the course of her existence, Nan comes to a decision to go away her husband at domestic and start an impromptu trek around the nation, sporting together with her a turquoise leather-based magazine she intends to fill. The Pull of the Moon is a unique a couple of lady coming to phrases with problems with significance to all girls. In her magazine, Nan addresses the thorniness—and the allure—of marriage, the candy ties to little ones, and the presents and classes that come from random encounters with strangers, together with a good-looking guy showing out of the woods and a lonely housewife sitting on her entrance porch steps. such a lot of all, Nan writes in regards to the desire for the self to stick alive. during this luminous and exquisitely written novel, Elizabeth Berg indicates how occasionally you want to go away your existence at the back of to be able to locate it.
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She had wrapped herself up in an old quilt instead of a winter coat. Her head cocked to one side, her eyes fixed on Mr. Robert Smith, she sang in a powerful contralto: O Sugarman done fly away Sugarman done gone Sugarman cut across the sky Sugarman gone home…. A few of the half a hundred or so people gathered there nudged each other and sniggered. Others listened as though it were the helpful and defining piano music in a silent movie. They stood this way for some time, none of them crying out to Mr.
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Smith. He couldn’t carry it. It’s too heavy. Jesus, you know. You know all about it. Ain’t it heavy? Jesus? Ain’t love heavy? Don’t you see, Lord? You own son couldn’t carry it. If it killed Him, what You think it’s gonna do to me? Huh? ” He was getting angry again. ” Macon’s voice was still loud, but it was getting weary. “And you, you baby-dicked baboon”—he tried to point at Macon–“you the worst. You need killin, you really need killin. You know why? Well, I’m gonna tell you why. I know why. Everybody…” Porter slumped down in the window, muttering, “Everybody know why,” and fell fast asleep.
The Pull of the Moon by Elizabeth Berg