"I tried to make a home for myself here, tried to turn the apartment into the sort of place where the person I wanted to be would live."
"You'd be destroying what makes it special." she said. "It's the Joshua tree's struggle that gives it its beauty."
"I hoped when New Yorkers looked at me, they would see whatever it was that Dad saw."
Another November purchase already read, I'm on a roll! In the fall I read another book by JW - Half Broke Horses. I enjoyed both of them, but this was was very difficult for me.