After Susie's death Lindsey grew up and took more responsibilities. Here she talked to Len while her father was angry. "'Are you done?' Lindsey asked. She was suddenly the wife to our father, as well as the oldest, most responsible child" (Sebold 153)
Are you done?
Ever since the day he'd seen Ruana Singh and then had come home to find Len waiting for him, he'd felt my mother leaning heavily on the police. (Sebold 144)
"Do you know how alone I've always felt?" (Sebold) 192
"For just a second he couldn't believe what he was about to do, but then, with everything in him, he knew." (Sebold 156)
"My father was sure that if he just stared hard enough, just looked hard enough, he would find the clues he needed..." (Sobered 144)
"I feel terrible about what happened to that girl" (Sebold 72)