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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Harv Brings Nell a Present Summary & Analysis

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Harv Brings Nell a Present Summary

Harv comes home and tells Nell that among his many finding of the day, there is a present for her—something he had to fight for to keep for himself. He then gives her a heavy book with golden letters on it. When she starts browsing through the Primer's pages, the book turns itself back to the first page and begins telling the story of a girl named Elizabeth. Nell immediately closes the book and throws it away on the floor. On the following day, her mother's new boyfriend picks up the book throws it at her head, but the book avoids her. She goes to her room and opens the book again. The book learns her real name and starts the story again, this time with the animated images of a little girl...

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