Divorce in a young-adult novel means what being orphaned meant in a fairy tale: vulnerability, danger, unwanted independence.
What the war did was give me the opportunity of three years of continuous reading, and it was in the course of reading that I became convinced that I should become an economist.
The only other time I've been away from home was when I went to college. And that was just an hour away, so I could always go home if I needed to.
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