Angle of Repose book cover cropped.

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Now I believe they will leave me alone. Obviously Rodman came up hoping to find evidence of my incompetence—though how an incompetent could have got this place renovated, moved his library up, and got himself transported to it

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From detail map of the United States, 1992. Raven Maps and Images.

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You go down through the Ocean View district of San Francisco to the first freeway exit after Daly City, where you describe, in effect, a hairpin turn to head north past a McDonald’s to a dead end in

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NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace

Will the cars will run more slowly
Will 110-octane waft less sweetly
Will the acrid brume of grinding rubber cease to satisfy
Now that our peckerwood colors have been taken from us?