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anotações e apontamentos que dizem tudo - de, por e para mim - por si mesmos.

anotações e apontamentos que dizem tudo - de, por e para mim - por si mesmos.

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ganhos verdadeiros (or giving it all way)

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"Your father made very good investments," Bernie said.

She asked, "What did he invest in? I know he was an investment banker, but what did he invest in that made all this money? My God, Bernie, that's a lot of money."

"South Africa", Bernie said, glancing at some sheets of paper in from of him. "Way back [...]

"South Africa?" Suzanne asked. "Are you saying back when there was apartheid he was investing over tehre?" Bernie nodded, and she said, "But he didn't, Bernie. I asked him - when Mandela got released from prison - I asked my father if he had invested in South Africa and he said, 'No, Suzanne,' He told me that."

Bernie put the papers back into a folder.

"I'm giving it all way. Every penny. I don't want it." Suzanne sat back. "My God," she said.

Bernie said, "Do with it whatever you like."

 

Elizabeth Strout – Olive, Again (2019)
Penguin Random House UK (2019)

 

 

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