She had read about people-where? she could not remember this either- who refused to name their children for several weeks, feeling them to not be yet of the earth, suspeded still between two worlds.
("The Memory Keeper's Daughter")
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No one could suspect the intricate mysteries of her heart.
She didn't love him and he didn't love her; she was like an addiction, and what they were doing had a darkness to it, a weight.
Norah looked at her son's tiny face, surprised, as always, by his name. he had not grown into it yet, he still wore it like a wrist band, something that might easily slip off and disappear. She had read about people - where? she could not remember this either - who refused to name their children for several weeks, feeling them to be not yet of the earth, suspended still between two worlds.
It's funny how things seem different, suddenly.
Norah watched him, serious and utterly absorbed in his task, overcome by the simple fact of his existence.
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