Things I Know To Be True

Things I Know To Be True This is my day I wake up I make oatmeal I eat my oatmeal and I go to the library I go to the library because it is full of words and I trust words They make things real The year is Young troub

  • Title: Things I Know To Be True
  • Author: Kendra Fortmeyer
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is my day I wake up I make oatmeal I eat my oatmeal, and I go to the library I go to the library because it is full of words, and I trust words They make things real The year is 1976 Young, troubled Vietnam veteran Charlie Harrison spends his days reading in the local library, diving into fiction to escape the war story he can t make himself tell But when his This is my day I wake up I make oatmeal I eat my oatmeal, and I go to the library I go to the library because it is full of words, and I trust words They make things real The year is 1976 Young, troubled Vietnam veteran Charlie Harrison spends his days reading in the local library, diving into fiction to escape the war story he can t make himself tell But when his fabricated reality s clash with the real world results in his eviction from the library, Charlie must remake his world using the tool he s spent years avoiding his own language.A profound exploration of mental illness, language, and the small grains of light that exist even in the deepest darkness.

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    1. We all know the power of words, the harm and praise they can affect, the illustrations and emotions they may evoke and indelibly paint in our minds. Once in a while, a gifted writer churns words, pulls them through a ringer and smashes them against a wall in an unexpected array, to give the reader a brand new emotional experience. This is one of those times.Through Fortmeyer's vision, I was with Charlie all the way; his fears and revelations became my own. Such masterful craft ability is what ma [...]

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