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Beginnings (More)

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March 18th, 2018 Posted 8:10 am

On Sunday we’ve been doing beginnings – all the Chet and Bernies (as part of Chetspeak) – and now taking on all the Peter Abrahams novels in chronological order. Here, from 2001 (and perhaps slightly ahead of its time), #11 – LAST OF THE DIXIE HEROES (all about Civil War reenactors going a little too far):

Roy thought he heard his son crying in the night. He got up, went down the hall, opened Rhett’s door, smelled the emptiness inside.

And woke up. Must have been asleep until that moment. How else to explain it? Roy didn’t turn on the light.

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