The Survivor: A Novel Quotes.

1. "The ringing phone jarred him from his quiet desperation. A chirpy front-office woman was on the line, confirming his dental appointment for next week. Oh, Nate said, staring at the dying embers, no thank you. Would you like to reschedule? Nah. I’m gonna be dead soon, and one of the great benefits is not worrying about plaque. He thanked the puzzled silence and hung up."
- Gregg Hurwitz, The Survivor: A Novel

2. "There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain. –Unknown"
- Gregg Hurwitz, The Survivor: A Novel

3. "Fear was absolutely necessary. Without it, I would have been scared to death."
- Gregg Hurwitz, The Survivor: A Novel

4. "Necessity has the face of a dog. —Gabriel García Márquez"
- Gregg Hurwitz, The Survivor: A Novel

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