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Old 04-21-2017, 12:02 PM
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"To Athene then. Young Gnossos Pappadopoulis, furry Pooh Bear, keeper of the flame, voyaged back from the asphalt seas of the great wasted land: oh highways U.S. 40 and unyielding 66, I am home to the glacier-gnawed gorges, the fingers of lakes, the golden girls of Westchester and Shaker Heights."

-- Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me, by Richard Farina
Abandonned. I seem to remember absolutely loving this book back in the day, but now I find it just about unreadable.

New first sentence: "Forty-one years after I died, my friend Dale returned to the farm where I was murdered." A Winter Haunting, by Dan Simmons