The Life We Bury Quotes

Allen Eskens
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There are people in this world who would call that kind of feeling a premonition... I've never been one to buy into such things. But I will confess that there have been times when I think back to that day and wonder: if the fates had truly whispered in my ear - if I had known how that drive would change so many things - would I have taken a safer path? Would I turn left where before I had turned right? Or would I still travel the path that led me to Carl Iverson?
-- Joe as narrator (Chapter 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote foreshadows the narrative's adventures related to Joe's interactions with Carl Iverson and how their relationship changes the young man's life.

Joe, this is Mary Lorngren from Hillview Manor. I just wanted to call and tell you that I spoke to Mr. Iverson about your project... and he has agreed to meet with you...
-- Mrs. Lorngren (Chapter 3 paragraph 39)

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