Carol Hoppe | The Sun Magazine

Carol Hoppe

Carol Hoppe returned to the U.S. recently from seven years in Germany, Greece, and Austria. She lives in Chapel Hill and teaches in the Chapel Hill public schools.

— From April 1981
Fiction

English Lessons

“Oh.” I couldn’t bring myself to say it — not yet. But she knew I’d understood and continued cheerfully. “Sometime we dig, we find a body — a hand, a foot. One student find pop — then he buried there, too.”

April 1981
Fiction

Fugitives

I arrive late, as usual, paper ends flapping from my briefcase, crumbs clinging to my coat after a crackers-and-cheese lunch between stoplights. Picking my way across the muddy yard from my parking place in a tow-away zone, I glance at the glassed-in central staircase of the high school to check the time.

August 1980
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