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[character's name] was well known throughout the nine villages and even beyond.
I became what I am today at the age of twelve, on a frigid overcast day in the winter of 1975.
In those days cheap apartments were almost impossible to find in Manhattan, so I had to move to Brooklyn.
The accused man...sat proudly upright with a rigid grace...
On a sticky August morning two weeks before her due date...
The snow started to fall several hours before her labor began.
The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest.
It was love at first sight.
It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not.
A screaming comes across the sky.
I am an invisible man
You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter.
All this happened, more or less.
I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story.
They shoot the white girl first.
I have never begun a novel with more misgiving.

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