Drown Quotes

Junot Díaz
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These were the only times me and Papi did anything together. When we were alone he treated me much better, like I was his son or something. (Fiesta, 1980)

It seemed like Papi had always been with her, even when we were in Santo Domingo for him to send for us. (Fiesta, 1980)

A week from then she would be asking me again, begging actually, telling me all the good things we’d do and after a while I hit her and made the blood come out of her ear like a worm but right then, in that apartment, we seemed like we were normal folks. Like maybe everything was fine. (Aurora)

I didn’t know him at all. I didn’t know that he’d abandoned us. That this waiting for him was a sham. (Aguantando)

Mami might have been skinny, a bad thing on the Island, but she was smart and funny and that... (Aguantando)

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