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A Long Way from Chicago Quotes

Richard Peck
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"It was a story that grew in the telling in one of those little towns where there's always time to ponder all the different kinds of truth." Page 16

"Pancakes and corn syrup, fried ham and potatoes and onions, anything you wanted and as much." Page 20

"A Great Depression had swept over the nation, and we couldn't seem to throw it off. It was still Hoovering over us, as people said." Page 37

"'Let's get on the road,' she said, taking a last look around the kitchen. 'Douse the fire and hide the ax and skillet. . . .Just a saying,' Grandma said. 'A country saying. I was a country girl, you know."' Page 40

"But it's just my private business between her and me. And I don't tell my private business." Page 54

"'Working for you was an education,' Grandma muttered, though only Mary Alice and I heard." Page 54

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