By Lois Lowry
Thirteen-year-old Meg envies her sister's attractiveness and recognition. Her emotions don't make it any more straightforward for her to deal with Molly's unusual ailment and eventual loss of life.
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After making the incision ear to ear in the back of the head, she pulls the scalp open, forcing the inverted flesh down over the face like a smooth red mask, hiding the dead man’s features. Tracy sticks—her face transformed by a series of expressions from teeth-clenched horror to wide-eyed astonishment—until the tech picks up the handheld bone saw and starts to cut the skull. When the screaming saw blade bites into the bone, the saw makes a guttural grinding sound and kicks up a fine spray of ivory dust.
But with Mike—who has worked at the office eleven years, longer than all but one other deputy—it doesn’t come off as an act. Mike works at it. Over the years, TRACY’S FIRST NIGHT 29 he has become an expert at speaking to bereaved families and showing compassion. He speaks in a straightforward tone, without mincing words, but softens his normally strong voice. When he breaks the news in person, he often helps them sit down, and he crouches to be level with their eyes, trying to be nonthreatening.
She has family all over Sugartop, here a cousin’s house, there an aunt’s. Just before she got to her street that day, she saw a cousin, Curtis Williams, tooling toward her in his rebuilt blue Nissan Pathfinder. Curtis also works as a deputy coroner. Tiffani pulled up beside her cousin’s truck and rolled down her window. ” Curtis drawled. “I’m getting something to eat,” Tiffani said. ” Curtis asked mischievously. He hadn’t been at work since the week before, when he strained his back picking up a 300-pound corpse.