The One & Only Quotes

Emily Giffin
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The ants are my friends, they're blowing in the wind.
-- Mrs. Carr (Chapter 2 paragraph 61)

Importance: On the evening of Mrs. Carr's funeral, Shea and her mother are reminiscing with the Carr family and someone mentions how funny it was that Mrs. Carr always incorrectly sang the lyrics to Bob Dylan's song, Blowin in the Wind.

Come on in, girl!" he said, looking up from a depth chart, the starting players listed at the top, the secondary players' names handwritten below.
-- Coach Carr (Chapter 3 paragraph 27)

Importance: Coach Carr calls Shea "girl" throughout the story to show affection and this is the first instance of that occurrence.

Did you just fix your hair?" she said staring at me.
-- Lucy (Chapter 5 paragraph 6)

Importance: When Coach arrives home when Shea and her mother are helping Lucy sort through Mrs. Carr's things, Lucy stands taller and fluffs her hair when the Coach arrives home. Lucy challenges Shea on the gesture which is usually reserved for women who are trying...

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