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Tim O'Brien
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Chapter One, Page 10, Paul Berlin
"Paul Berlin sat alone, playing solitaire in the style of Las Vegas. Pretending ways to spend his earnings,. Travel, expensive hotels, tips for everyone. Wine and song on white terraces, fountains blowing colored water. Pretending was his best trick to forget the war."


Chapter Eight, Page 63, Paul Berlin's father:
"You'll see some terrible stuff, I guess. That's how it goes. But try to look for the good things, too. They'll be there if you look. So watch for them."


Chapter Twelve, The Observation Point, Page 81, Paul Berlin
"He believed, like Doc Peret, that somewhere inside each man is a biological center for the exercise of courage, a piece of tissue that might be touched and sparked and made to respond, a chemical maybe, or a lone chromosome that when made to fire would produce a blaze of valor that even the biles could not...

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