The Summer of the Swans Quotes

Betsy Byars
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"'You wear the same size shoe as Jackie Kennedy Onassis if that makes you feel any better.'

"'How do you know?'

"'Because one time when she was going into an Indian temple she had to leave her shoes outside and some reporter looked in them to see what size they were.' She leaned close to the mirror and looked at her teeth.

"'Her feet look littler.'

"'That's because she doesn't wear orange sneakers."' Chapter 1, pg. 11

"It was as if her life was a huge kaleidoscope, and the kaleidoscope had been turned and now everything was changed. The same stones, shaken, no longer made the same design."

Chapter 1, pg. 13

"Most of the houses were set close together as if huddled for safety, and on either side of the houses the West Virginia hills rose, black now in the early evening shadows." Chapter 5, pg. 32

"Charlie sat...

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