Salvage the Bones: A Novel Quotes

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"What China is doing is fighting, like she was born to do. Fight our shoes, fight other dogs, fight these puppies that are reaching for the outside, blind and wet." The First Day, p. 6

"When we were little, Big Henry used to let me ride on his back in the deep part of the pit, the part that was lined with oyster shells. He used to carry me so my feet wouldn't get cut, even though his feet were as bare as mine." The Second Day, p. 26

"This is what it means to be pregnant so far: throwing up. Sick from the moment I open my eyes, look up at the puckered plaster ceiling, remember who I am, where I am, what I am." The Third Day, p. 34"

"Skeetah walks into the step he was taking and pulls away from Daddy with his stride. Skeet seems surprised at the...

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