Nantucket Nights by Elin Hilderbrand
By Elin Hilderbrand
The binds among girls can run as deep because the ocean-but so can the secrets.For two decades, Kayla, Antoinette and Val have played their very own unique summer time ritual. yearly, the previous associates set aside their day-by-day, separate lives to drink champagne, change tales and swim bare below the Nantucket stars. yet on a type of bonding nights, certainly one of their trio swims out from the shore and doesn't go back. After the surviving neighbors emerge from their grief, they discover that the repercussions in their loss move a ways past their little circle, they usually start to discover layers of secrets-and their connections to every other-that have been by no means published at the seashore. What has made their friendship powerful now has the facility to destroy-their marriages, households, even themselves.
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I guess he could, but every time he went out he met six. He always got the hell beat out of him. He used to come home all covered with blood. He’d sit beside the cook stove. We had to let him alone then. Couldn’t even speak to him or he’d cry. ” He paused. “You know he was a sticker in the slaughter-house. ” Nilson looked quickly at him, and then away. He bent the corner of the application card and creased it down with his thumb nail. ” he asked softly. Jim’s eyes narrowed. “She died a month ago,” he said.
You didn’t get no letters here,” said the woman suspiciously. “No, where I work. I won’t be back. ” Her smile faded slowly. Her expression seemed to slip toward anger without any great change. “You should of give me a week’s notice,” she said sharply. “That’s the rule. ” “I know,” Jim said. “That’s all right. ” The smile was back on the landlady’s face. “You been a good quiet roomer,” she said, “even if you ain’t been here long. If you’re ever around again, come right straight here. I’ll find a place for you.
They were working toward something. I want to work toward something. I feel dead. ” Nilson nodded. “I see. You’re God-damn right I see. ” “Second year in high-school. ” Jim smiled. “I’ve read a lot. My old man didn’t want me to read. He said I’d desert my own people. But I read anyway. One day I met a man in the park. He made lists of things for me to read. Oh, I’ve read a hell of a lot. He made lists like Plato’s Republic, and the Utopia, and Bellamy, and like Herodotus and Gibbon and Macaulay and Carlyle and Prescott, and like Spinoza and Hegel and Kant and Nietzsche and Schopenhauer.