Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers (44 Scotland Street, Book by Alexander McCall Smith

By Alexander McCall Smith

It's no longer that terrible Bertie Pollock is wishing his existence away, yet having expected his seventh birthday for thus lengthy he's now longing to be 18. yet there's loads of residing to do and Bertie isn't on my own among the citizens of Scotland highway in attempting to do exactly that - with combined fortunes.

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I met this guy though,” she said. ” asked Bev. ” “Quadir? ” asked Bev. ” asked Gena. “I don’t think so. ” Gena wanted to know. “She don’t look like nothing. She your average light-skinned bitch,” said Bev, admiring Gena’s chocolate skin tone. ” Gena asked. “Hell no. Girl, Quadir ain’t no joke. The boy is large as hell. Jamal ain’t never seen no money compared to that motherfucker. Girl, Quadir’s middle name is stock and you would want to invest,” said Bev. ” “I met him Wednesday in New York. ” Beverly put the curling iron down.

She told them stories about where they came from, she taught them all right from wrong, and she made them all go to Sunday school when they was little. She was a miraculous, God-fearing woman, and very strong. Gena loved her grandmother; she was the only mother she knew. Quadir walked into her room. He had just taken a shower. ” he asked, handing her the lotion. ” After she lotioned him down, she went into the bathroom, TRUE TO THE GAME 47 showered and changed into a baby blue satin pajama set.

All right, Shoog. ” She walked him to the door and talked him into his car. Rasun looked in the bag. ” “She beat me for a couple thousand to save her house,” Quadir said knowingly. ” “Man, give me the bag,” Ra said snatching the bag out of Qua’s lap. “I know what to do with it. ” M TRUE TO THE GAME 41 Quadir had some reservations about Rasun’s ambition. ” “Man, what’s the matter with you? That girl got you nervous. You don’t have to check me, baby,” said Ra. “I’m not nervous. ” “It’s Gena. She got you all fucked up in the head, nigga.

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