The Golden Son by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

33586211.jpg– Not in chess and not in life. You can’t undo a mistake after it’s made. Choose wisely before you move. –

– You can never fix [a crack] completely. Clay has a memory. Once it’s scarred, the heat helps it remember. –

– He was a dweller of two lands, accepted by none. –

– Marilyn looked out the window. “Everybody wants me to fight. They say I’m a fighter.” She turned back to Anil. “But you’ve got to decide what’s worth fighting for, right?”

– “But here’s the difference [between my doctor friend in Australia and doctors in America], Charlie continued. “Jeremy goes surfing every morning before work, he has dinner with his wife most nights, and they travel all the time because he’s on call only every other weekend. He works to live, y’know? Here, everyone lives to work.” –

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