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'''"Jerry" keeps them both in his mouth, continuing to puff away...'''<br />
 
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Perhaps a foreshadowing the visual of the smoking World Trade Center buildings after the events of 9/11.
 
Perhaps a foreshadowing the visual of the smoking World Trade Center buildings after the events of 9/11.
 
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longer than the building's outside dimensions would suggest
Pynchon likes this image of a thing that's bigger on the inside than on the outside. See, for example, Page 21 of Inherent Vice and Page 354 of Mason & Dixon.

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FDR's silvery small cheekbone
In other words, pivoting on a dime.

the Wahhabi Transreligious Friendship (WTF)
These initials are first mentioned on page 193.

This acronym is commonly used to mean "what the fuck."

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"Jerry" keeps them both in his mouth, continuing to puff away...
Perhaps a foreshadowing the visual of the smoking World Trade Center buildings after the events of 9/11.










Chapter 1
pp. 1-7
Chapter 2
pp. 8-19
Chapter 3
pp. 20-29
Chapter 4
pp. 30-40
Chapter 5
pp. 41-52
Chapter 6
pp. 53-67
Chapter 7
pp. 68-79
Chapter 8
pp. 80-86
Chapter 9
pp. 87-95
Chapter 10
pp. 96-111
Chapter 11
pp. 112-120
Chapter 12
pp. 121-133
Chapter 13
pp. 134-144
Chapter 14
pp. 145-159
Chapter 15
pp. 160-171
Chapter 16
pp. 172-184
Chapter 17
pp. 185-197
Chapter 18
pp. 198-210
Chapter 19
pp. 211-218
Chapter 20
pp. 219-229
Chapter 21
pp. 230-238
Chapter 22
pp. 239-246
Chapter 23
pp. 247-255
Chapter 24
pp. 256-264
Chapter 25
pp. 265-273
Chapter 26
pp. 274-287
Chapter 27
pp. 288-300
Chapter 28
pp. 301-313
Chapter 29
pp. 314-326
Chapter 30
pp. 327-337
Chapter 31
pp. 338-346
Chapter 32
pp. 347-353
Chapter 33
pp. 354-364
Chapter 34
pp. 365-382
Chapter 35
pp. 383-394
Chapter 36
pp. 395-407
Chapter 37
pp. 408-422
Chapter 38
pp. 423-438
Chapter 39
pp. 439-447
Chapter 40
pp. 448-462
Chapter 41
pp. 463-477
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