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7+ quotes from Deep South by Nevada Barr

Quotes from Deep South

Nevada Barr ·  360 pages

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“As she drove the Trace, each curve revealing a scene rich with life and as picturesque as illustrations from a children's book, Anna was struck again by the beauty of the state. Over her years as a Yankee and a Westerner, she'd heard Mississippi described many ways. Beautiful had never been one of them.”
― Nevada Barr, quote from Deep South

“When she finally found her way onto the Trace, the sun was rising and, with it, her spirits.

The Natchez Trace Parkway, a two lane road slated, when finished to run from Nashville, Tennessee, to Natchez, Mississippi, had been the brainchild of the Ladies' Garden Clubs in the South. Besides preserving a unique part of the nations past,...the Trace would not be based on spectacular scenery but would conserve the natural and agricultural history of Mississippi.”
― Nevada Barr, quote from Deep South

“Whoever had come up with the chant “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” had been an idiot.”
― Nevada Barr, quote from Deep South

“Anna took her solace where she always did. The smell of the earth, the touch of the sky held for her a special alchemy, able to turn loneliness into aloneness, and so make it, if not sacred, at least bearable.”
― Nevada Barr, quote from Deep South

“Words could hurt worse than any stone, and the bruises lasted longer. Harboring”
― Nevada Barr, quote from Deep South

“To be human was to be melodramatic, to feel things acutely, love and hate and lust, to search for the Holy Grail, outrun the other kids in the fifty-yard dash and care mightily about it.”
― Nevada Barr, quote from Deep South

“Thigpen gave her that cringing, sly feeling incompetents in denial always engendered. In government service, she’d felt it enough times to trust her instincts. Randy”
― Nevada Barr, quote from Deep South

About the author

Nevada Barr
Born place: in Yerington, Nevada, The United States
Born date March 1, 1952
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