Moon Over Manifest
by Clare Vanderpool
Moon Over Manifest Quotes
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Still, I liked imagining that the chain of that broken compass was long enough to stretch all the way back into his pocket, with him at one end and me at the other. (1.5)
"Well, I'm Abilene. I'm twelve years old and a hard worker," I said, like I had a hundred other times in as many towns. (3.14)
Memory and the Past Quotes
"Oh, my heavens. How'd you get ahold of that piece of antiquity?" (3.37)
"We'd better get home and tell our mamas that we didn't catch any frogs and that Mrs. Clayton could use some tending to." (14.49)
For the first time I could recall, I was alone. (2.3)
"They call themselves the Ku Klux Klan and they hate pretty much everyone who isn't like them. If you have the wrong color, religion, or birthplace, they don't like you. Around here it's mostly for...
Society and Class Quotes
"Around here, whoever owns the mine pretty much owns the town. Everybody has to come crawling to him, his mine, his company store. And believe me, with his wages and his prices, he makes sure you s...