Fourth of July Creek Quotes

Smith Henderson
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It was Wyoming, which means to drive forever through ugly shrubscape the color of dirty pennies. It was just wyoming along. They were wyoming forever. You could wyom all day and not make any progress. To wyom was to go from nowhere to nowhere. Through nowhere. To see nothing. To do nothing but sit. You turn on the radio and wyom through the dial slowly, carefully in search of a sliver of civilization only to find a man talking about the piece of stock animals and feed. You listen to a dour preacher wyoming about your bored and dying and wyoming soul.
-- Rachel (Chapter 6 paragraph page 79)

Importance: This describes the attitude of many of the characters in the novel, who seem to not know what it is they want out of life, or maybe more accurately, how to get what they want out of life. Pete, in particular, seems to be someone who wants to...

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