Quotes from The Dead and the Gone

Susan Beth Pfeffer ·  336 pages

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“If God wanted a world filled with saints, He never would have created adolescence.”
― Susan Beth Pfeffer, quote from The Dead and the Gone


“Even the rats are drowning,' Alex said.
Nah,' Kevin said. 'They've been taking swimming lessons at the Y.”
― Susan Beth Pfeffer, quote from The Dead and the Gone


“He walked out of the office to find Kevin Daley standing there. 'I like your style,' Kevin said.
Thank you,' Alex said. 'I like it, too.”
― Susan Beth Pfeffer, quote from The Dead and the Gone


“Sometimes the rules don't work. Sometimes the rules cause the anarchy.”
― Susan Beth Pfeffer, quote from The Dead and the Gone


“Carlos was probably somewhere warm, eating three meals a day, and sleeping in a real bed. That was the life”
― Susan Beth Pfeffer, quote from The Dead and the Gone



“Their eyes were usually open, and they stared up at the moon that had killed them.”
― Susan Beth Pfeffer, quote from The Dead and the Gone


“Sometimes the rues don't work. Sometimes the rules cause the anarchy.”
― Susan Beth Pfeffer, quote from The Dead and the Gone


About the author

Susan Beth Pfeffer
Born place: New York City, The United States
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