And Now You Can Go by Vendela Vida

By Vendela Vida

A gun is pointed at 21-year-old Ellis as she walks via a brand new York park. even though she escapes unhurt she is left psychologically reeling. Over the following few weeks Ellis retains each person at bay: the police, suitors who are looking to keep her, and the collage therapist who tricks that her sweaters are too tight. but if Ellis accompanies her mom, a nurse, on a venture within the Philippines, she unearths the lifestyles - no matter if held up - can't be held again, and neither, eventually, can she.

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Nicholas is staying at his fathers place on East 72nd Street. His father made his fortune developing real estate in New York, and Nicholas has told me the apartment's been decorated by his father's various interior decorator mistresses. I enter the living room, where Nicholas is sitting in a chair, his back to me. the brown-haired head at first, but I remind myself that his dirty blond hair always darkened in the winter. "Hi," I say. I've brought the pepper spray with me in my jacket pocket. He doesn't turn around.

The woman takes my money and wraps up the five-dollar underwear in tissue paper. She wraps it so neatly, as if I've spent four minutes in the store and made a two-hundred-dollar purchase. I love her for this, for the way she wraps it in plum-colored tissue paper. "Hey," says Danny as I'm entering the building. " There's rum on his breath. "No one calls it that," I say. Upstairs, boxed in the fridge, is a leftover cake with all the roses picked off. I remember it was my roommate's birthday two days ago.

Big deal, not a big deal, I say in my head over and over, like a girl plucking off petals from a daisy. I'm saying not a big deal when I hear someone call out behind me. "Hey, Ellis," the voice says. I turn. It's Tom. He's coming from the pool. He's wearing the hat he wears after swimming, and the pieces of hair that are poking out underneath have frozen together into small icicles. I don't know what comes over me, but I start to run. My bag thumps against my thigh as I curve around students, sprinting.

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