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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

One. The Light over the Ranges

Chapter 8

Section 1 (81-96)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 8.1

July Fourth started hot and grew hotter, early light on the peaks dewcending, occupying, the few clouds bright and shapely and unpromising of rain, nitro beginning to ooze out of dynamite sticks well before the sun had cleared the ridge.

Against the Day, p. 81