Penner offers Chaim the camp job
“You’re looking at me like you recognize me from a picture hanging in the post office. Just say it already. What?” Rivky said.
It was as if Rivky had found a new project and it wasn’t him. She’d found herself a new cause — out of the house
With Rivky at the hospital tending to her father, and no job, Chaim found himself visiting his mother for the third time in three weeks
The entire Levinsky family was there, crowded around their father’s bed, talking at once. It was, Chaim thought, the Levinskys being themselves
She’d forgotten many speeches she’d heard as a kallah, but she remembered this one, about how boys today were different, how they took vacation seriously