• America was different. America was a river, roarng along, unmindful of the past. I could wade into this river, let my sins drown to the bottom, let the waters carry me someplace far. Someplace with no ghosts, no memories, and no sins.

    Marilyn Herbert, Khaled Hosseini (2006). “Book Club in a Box Presents the Discussion Companion for Khaled Hosseini's Novel The Kite Runner”, p.51, Bookclub-in-a-Box