The Bean Trees

what is a quote about taylor greers physical description


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She is described as poetic;

“I have always thought you had a wonderful way with words,” he said. “You don’t need to go fishing for big words in the dictionary. You are poetic, mi’ija.” . . . “Well, thank you for the compliment,” I said, “but that’s the biggest bunch of hogwash, what you said. When did I ever say anything poetic?” “Washing hogs is poetic,” he said.


"But I stayed in school. I was not the smartest or even particularly outstanding but I was there and staying out of trouble and I intended to finish."

She's an adopted child;

"Starting right now, you've only got one Ma in the whole world. You know who that is?"

p. 238.

p. 3


The Bean Trees