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- He was with her like a fever, a compulsion, an open door into her own possibilities, into what she believed was freedom.p. 187.7
- She'd loved him, and all her life she had felt a compulsion to make up, somehow: for his inattention to his family; and for her mother's disappointment in having married a man so alien, finally, to herself.p. 41.6
- When he died, this compulsion to make things right again, to fix the world, had only intensified.p. 41.7
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