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Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quotes

Quote #4

If there was one thing Amma was better at than reading cards or solving a crossword, it was keeping secrets. (9.12[3].53)

We guess when you communicate with the dead for a living, you probably don't go around sharing that at the grocery store.

Quote #5

"Why didn't my uncle tell me? Or my gramma? They said she was dead. Why would they lie to me?" (11.27.126)

Lena is understandably upset to discover that her mother is still alive. This is a pretty major lie, wouldn't you say? Fair or unfair?

Quote #6

"Are you listening to yourself? I need to know! I'm the one being hunted." (11.27.190)

Lena blows up (not literally, although a few windows and light bulbs aren't as lucky) at Macon for keeping secrets from her. Does he deserve her yelling?

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