The Mothers Quotes

Brit Bennett
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All good secrets have a taste before you tell them, and if we'd taken a moment to swish this one around our mouths, we might have noticed the sourness of an unripe secret, plucked too soon, stolen and passed around before its season.
-- The Mothers. (One)

Importance: The Mothers highlight the importance of secrets and their subversive nature. The true impact of Nadia's secret does not take full effect until years later, when it destroys Upper Room. It takes time for events to develop, and for secrets to fully form.

The truck, Robert believed, had turned things around for him.
-- Robert (Two)

Importance: The use of Robert's truck in service of Upper Room has not only endeared him to the people of Upper Room, but also helped him move on from his wife's death, even if it is done so at the expense of his relationship with his daughter.

She wished he would rage when he was...
-- Nadia (Three)

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