There are 206 bones in the human body. Forensic anthropologists know them intimately, can read in them stories of brief or long lives, and use them to reconstruct every kind of violent end. The twelfth Temperance Brennan novel from Kathy Reichs, 206 Bones opens with Tempe regaining... read more
“Weeding my garden. It's so hot here the trees are bribing the dogs.”Harry (in Houston) response to Tempe's query (in Montreal with new 26 inches of snow).
“Two hundred and six bones. Damn, we were good.”Tempe reminding us of the book title. Page 83 of hardback edition.
“C’est un ostie de crosseur.”Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
DEVIL BONES BONES TO ASHES BREAK NO BONES CROSS BONESHighlighted by 8 Kindle customers
“Perry Schechter’s a Chicago legend. I once heard himHighlighted by 7 Kindle customers
“Camptodactyly?” I guessed. “I think so.”Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
“If God didn’t intend for us to eat animals, why did he make them out of meat?”Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
arctic winter. Am I dead? Obeying some limbicHighlighted by 6 Kindle customers
“Tabarnouche.” Ryan slumped back in disgust.Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
“Do vegetarians eat animal crackers?”Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
One skull, including all twenty-one cranial bones and the six from the inner ear. One mandible. One hyoid. One sternum. Two clavicles. Two scapulae. Twenty-four ribs. Twenty-four vertebrae. One sacrum. One coccyx. Six arm bones. Six leg bones. Two innominates. Two patellae. Sixteen carpus. Ten metacarpus. Fourteen tarsus. Ten metatarsus. Fifty-six phalanges. Two hundred and six bones.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
pedantic. But I meant it. I share Horton’s worldview. A person’s a person. No matter how eccentric. Or old. Rose Jurmain was not even sixty.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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