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finding safety Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from finding safety
  1. #1
    “In a month no man had come up or down that silent creek.”
  2. #2
    “Mama’s first concern now was to keep the family together, and once the war began, she felt safer there [Terminal Island] than isolated racially in Ocean Park.”
  3. #3
    “Taking Mum’s hand, I whispered ‘Are we really safe, here?’ ”
  4. #4
    “The only place I felt safe was in the arms of my friend.”
  5. #5
    “The most amazing thing was the way that child held on. From the first moment I picked it up out of its nest of wet blanket, it attached itself to me by its little hands like roots sucking on dry dirt. I think it would have been easier to separate me from my hair.”
  6. #6
    “It was as if being here had some kind of narcotic effect on me; like the loop itself was a drug—a mood enhancer and a sedative combined—and if I stayed too long, I’d never want to leave. ”

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