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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 37

Section 5 (511-514)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 37.5

Root was his guest tonight in first class, and the minute they were seated and Root was engaged with the wine list, Kit found himself once again gazing across the saloon at a young woman with a striking head of red hair, who had just come in with a large party of performing Italians, the kids already beginning to juggle the silverware, somehow avoiding injury from the glittering edges and tines, others to spin plates on the ends of limber wands, East Indian fashion.

Against the Day, p. 511