Prudence by David TreuerA haunting and unforgettable novel about love, loss, race, and desire in World War II-era America. On a sweltering day in August 1942, Frankie Washburn returns to his familys rustic Minnesota resort for one last visit before he joins the war as a bombardier, headed for the darkened skies over Europe. Awaiting him at the Pines are those hes about to leave behind: his hovering mother; the distant father to whom hes been a disappointment; the Indian caretaker whos been more of a father to him than his own; and Billy, the childhood friend who over the years has become something much more intimate. But before the homecoming can be celebrated, the search for a German soldier, escaped from the POW camp across the river, explodes in a shocking act of violence, with consequences that will reverberate years into the future for all of them and that will shape how each of them makes sense of their lives. With Prudence, Treuer delivers his most ambitious and captivating novel yet. Powerful and wholly original, its a story of desire and loss and the search for connection in a riven world; of race and class in a supposedly more innocent era. Most profoundly, its about the secrets we choose to keep, the ones we cant help but tell, and who--and how--were allowed to love.
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The show initially centers on seven characters: brothers Charlie and Alan Harper ; Jake Harper, the dimwitted son of Alan and his first ex-wife; Judith Harper-Melnick, Alan's first ex-wife, Herb's ex-wife, and Jake and Milly's mother; Rose, one of Charlie's previous one night stands who continuously stalks him; Evelyn Harper, Charlie and Alan's wealthy, five time widowed, bisexual mother, and Jake's grandmother; and last of all, Berta, Charlie's sharp-tongued housekeeper, who later joins the main cast starting with season two after playing a major recurring role throughout the first season. In season nine, the show is revamped when Charlie is struck and killed by a moving train. Walden Schmidt replaces him as the new owner of the beach house, a recently divorced internet billionaire. In season eleven, Jake moves to Japan and leaves the series, so to replace "the half-man", Charlie's long-lost-daughter moves into the beach house after looking for her late father. The show also features numerous supporting characters, each of whom plays a prominent role in a small group of episodes.
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While Sabrina is curious to learn more about her heritage, it causes a strain on her life in the mortal world, pushing her further away from Harvey Kinkle Ross Lynch and into the arms of warlock Nicholas Scratch Gavin Leatherwood. Even my voice is quite different. It seems like it would be really fun to be bad when you can just blame it on a script, and then go home afterwards. What do you mean?! They wrote it. What do you want me do?
WHEN members of Congress debate whether to slash the food stamp program, they should ask if they really want more small children arriving at school having skipped breakfast. As it is, in the last few days of the month before food stamps are distributed, some children often eat less and have trouble focusing, says Kisha Hill, a teacher in a high-poverty prekindergarten school in North Tulsa, Okla. Some 47 million Americans receive food stamps, including some who would otherwise go hungry — or hungrier. Meanwhile, 14 percent of American toddlers suffer iron deficiency. Let me take that back. Redlener said that one result of cutbacks will be more kids with anemia and educational difficulties. Food stamp recipients already took a cut in benefits this month, and they may face more.