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"Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person" (Chapter 1, p. 1).

"It could have been a hundred years ago. The line of dark trees on the opposite shore would have looked the same; she'd have heard the same soft, curly lapping close by, the same rushing sound farther off" (Chapter 1, p. 8).

"It felt peculiar to refer to Joe as a grandpa. He had died before he turned forty. In Rebecca's mind he was forever young and handsome, and when she tried to imagine how he would have aged she had to guess from how Zeb had aged ... although Zeb lacked Joe's expansive manner and his grace" (Chapter 2, p. 30).

"This struck Rebecca as so apt, and so immediately obvious where it hadn't been before, that she stopped short" (Chapter 2, p. 35).

"Wasn't it strange how certain moments, now and then - certain turning...

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