Sunday Sentence: Don’t Let Me Be Lonely by Claudia Rankine

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“Maybe hope is the same as breath – part of what it means to be human and alive.” Claudia Rankine, Don’t Let Me Be Lonely

I’ve been reading this book slowly for a long time. It is meant to be absorbed word by word, image by image. Today, this is the sentence that claimed my attention and my heart.

I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a review. It’s not a story. It’s just one sentence I read this week, presented “out of context and without commentary.

 

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Elizabeth Marro

Elizabeth Marro is the author of the novel, Casualties, the story of a defense executive who loses her son just when she thought he was safely home from war. Now, she must face the painful truth about her past, her choices, the war, and her son.

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