Damaris Withers shrank back against the hard boards of the attic wall that supported her back.
(From A Woman Named Damaris by Janette Oke)
It has been a couple of years since I've read Janette Oke, but when I last read her, I admired her writing greatly--the way she so accurately depicted real life. And A Woman Named Damaris was one of my absolute favorites.
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