In the Lake of the Woods Quotes

Tim O'Brien
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"Among the missing, among the dead, there is only the flux of possibility" (Chapter 5, pg. 23.)

"In any case, Kathy Wade is forever missing, and if you require solutions, you will have to look beyond these pages. Or read a different book" (Chapter 6, pg. 30.)

"Nothing could ever be sure, not if he spied forever, because there was always the threat of tomorrow's treachery, or next year's treachery, or the treachery implicit in all the tomorrows beyond that" (Chapter 7, pg. 43.)

"First there, there was Vietnam, where John Wade killed people and where he composed long letters full of observations about the nature of their love. He did not tell her about the killing" (Chapter 10, pg. 61.)

"She enjoyed her morning stroll, the solitude and fresh air, but even then she conceived of nature as a department store with potted trees and a gigantic glass roof" (Chapter 11, pg. 81.)

"Those terrible things people said...

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