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Pure Language

13 Pure Language ‘You don’t want to do this,’ Bennie murmured. ‘Am I right?’ ‘Absolutely,’ Alex said. ‘You think it’s selling out. Compromising the ideals that make you, “you”. ’ Alex laughed. ‘I know that’s what it is.’ ‘See, you’re … Continue reading

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Great Rock and Roll Pauses

Jennifer Egan shared some of her tips on storytelling in PowerPoint on the official Microsoft Office blog, as well as an interesting inside into what inspires her to write… Egan said she knew virtually nothing about PowerPoint until she decided … Continue reading

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Goodbye, My Love

11  Good-bye, My Love When Ted Hollander first agreed to travel to Naples in search of his missing niece, he drew up for his brother- in- law, who was footing the bill, a plan for finding her that involved cruising … Continue reading

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Out of Body

10  Out of Body Your friends are pretending to be all kinds of stuff, and your special job is to call them on it. Drew says he’s going straight to law school. After practicing awhile, he’ll run for state senator. … Continue reading

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Forty Minute Lunch

9  Forty Minute Lunch: Kitty Jackson Opens up About Love, Fame, and Nixon!  Jules Jones reports Movie stars always look small the first time you see them, and Kitty Jackson is no exception, exceptional though she may be in every other way. … Continue reading

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Selling the General

8 Selling the General Dolly’s first big idea was the hat. She picked teal blue, fuzzy, with flaps that came down over the general’s large dried-apricot ears. The ears were unsightly, Dolly thought, and best covered up. When she saw the … Continue reading

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A to B

7  A to B Stephanie and Bennie had lived in Crandale a year before they were invited to a party. It wasn’t a place that warmed easily to strangers. They’d known that going in and hadn’t cared – they had … Continue reading

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