Little Bee (The Other Hand)
"White man been giving me this finger all my life. Today you can give it me to keep. Now cut off your middle finger mister and give it me." (4.294)
"Oh Andrew. I think you have to do it."
"It's just a finger." (4.307-309)
She saw the white woman put her own left hand down on the hard sand, and she saw her pick up the machete, and she saw her chop of her middle finger with one simple chop […]. (4.321)