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Part I, Chapter 2, Page 49, Narrator
What Mary Jackson recalled, what caused her to reach for the shotgun even though she had never actually held a gun - rifle or pistol - in her entire life, was the memory of the big cop mixing the words I'm going to kill you into the Miranda warning.


Part I, Chapter 3, Page 158, Narrator
Like most spiritual conversions, David Carver's was dramatic only on the outside; on the inside it was quiet, almost mundane.

Part II, Chapter 2, Page 255, Narrator
It was a rendering of what might have been a wolf or a coyote, and although it was crude, it had enough power to make them both forget, at least for a few seconds, that they were standing sixty feet from the leftovers of a mass murder.

Part II, Chaper 3, Page 303, Narrator
Maybe there were people alive back there, doctors and lawyers and Indian chiefs...

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