"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)