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Petal Bear. Thin, moist, hot.

THEN, at a meeting, Petal Bear. Thin, moist, hot.

Grey eyes close together, curly hair the color of oak. The fluorescent light made her as pale as candle wax.

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We meet Al Catalog

Al Catalog, face like a stubbled bun, slick mouth, ticked the back of his fingernail down the assignment list.

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A description of Quoyle

Hive- spangled, gut roaring with gas and cramp, he survived childhood;

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Among the first lines in this amazing book. Here begins my third reading of
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4. I wouldn't say the movie desecrated the book, but. . .

E. Annie Proulx, the author of the story that turned into Brokeback Mountain, wrote a quiet tale of a nebbishy man returning to his Newfoundland roots after his wife leaves him. 181 more words

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