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James P. Carroll
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"In a day when our society is so disjointed," he said to his fellow generals, "it is a great joy to know that Father Carroll is on our side." Chapter 1, p. 8

"The hand of Yahweh was laid on me, and he carried me away and set me down in the middle of a valley, a valley full of bones. He made me walk up and down among them. There were vast quantities of these bones on the ground the whole length of the valley; and they were quite dried up." Chapter 1, p. 10

"Roger "Terrible" Touhy was a notorious bank robber, kidnapper, and killer in gangland Chicago, but he was also the key to my father's fate and then, of course, to mine." Chapter 2, p. 16

"That same year, my father returned to Bridgeport, a twenty-four-year-old disgrace to his parents...

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