I don't understand the underlined. ( p 421 in Pelican Brief )
And a different man was rubbing her feet. He was an ass at first, cocky and abrasive, a typical reporter. But he was thawing rapidly, and under the jaded layer she was finding a warm man who obviously liked her very much.
I'd appreciate your help!
All I can think off is "under the worn outer shell"
(The man looked tired and not caring much.)
To jade: To wear out, as by overuse or overindulgence
Last edited by Miner49'er; 24-Feb-2007 at 12:18.