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Dearest

Auhtor: Henry Beam Piper

Language: english
Published: 1951

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction,  short stories
Downloads: 252
eBook size: 69Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Dearest':

Mommie Dearest is a memoir and expose written by Christina Crawford the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book which depicts Christinas childhood and her relationship with her mother was published in 1978.

Excerpts from the Book 'Dearest':


... blonde wife, reclining in a chair beside the desk. For these two, he felt an implacable hatred. The others were no less enemies, ...
... Well, he must have been senile and demented, to bring this pair of snakes into his home, because he felt an obligation to his dead brother's memory. ...
... voice, inaudible but mentally present, assured him. You can't see me, or touch me, or even really hear me, but I'm not something you just imagined. I'm ...
... a brain to think with... . Oh, I can't explain it now! But when I'm talking to you, like this, I'm really thinking inside your brain, along with your ...
... are open to me, but when they tell their parents about me, they are laughed at, or punished for lying, and then they close up against me. You're ...
... that this image was merely a sort of allegorical representation, his own private object-abstraction from a reality which his senses could never picture ...
... the Colonel's field-boots and a polishing-kit. Unaware of the Colonel's presence, he set down his burden, squatted on the floor and began polishing the ...
... if he won't talk? Stephen Hampton burst out. We've told you about his behavior how he sits for hours mumbling to this imaginary person he thinks ...
... we can always be together, now. I don't know. I don't want you to die yet, Popsy. I never was able to get through to a spirit, and I'm afraid... . ...
... Are you all right, Popsy? Is yo' all right, Cunnel? Sergeant Williamson was asking. My leg's broken, I think, but outside of that I'm all right, he ...
... now when he needed her most... . Well, what can I do? Doctor Vehrner was complaining. You bring me here to interview him, and he just sits there ...
... and undignity of struggling, subsided. The psychiatrist had taken a leather case from his pocket and was selecting a hypodermic needle. Then Myra Hampton ...
... chest. The heavy bullet knocked him backward against a small table he and it fell over together. While he was falling, the woman turned, dipped the ...
... desk. The County Hospital was three miles from Greyrock the State Police substation a good five. He dialed the State Police number first. Sergeant ...
... indeed. Colonel Hampton could have used a drink, too the library looked like beef-day at an Indian agency. But he was still Slaughterhouse Hampton, ...
... I also suppose that the tension she was under here, this afternoon, was too much for her, and the scheme boomeranged on its originators. Curious case ...
... thought I was crazy as a bedbug to sell all my securities and take a paper loss, around the first of September. After October 24th, I bought them back ...
... hall. Oh, dear I suppose that's the police, now, the lawyer said. He grimaced like a small boy in a dentist's chair. Colonel Hampton felt Dearest ...
... blue-tied, spectacled, carrying a tan bag, and behind him followed the two ambulance men, one with a thatch of flaming red hair and the other with ...
... best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of Paratime alternate history tales. He wrote under ...