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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Four. Against the Day

Chapter 52

Section 5 (732-736)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 52.5

Someplace out on the Atlantic between New York and Göttingen, Kit had half come to hope that someday, in some dreamed future when his silence had grown plausible on Pearl Street, then would have been his moment in return, agent at last for Webb's vengeful ghost, return to daylit America, its practical affairs, its steadfast denial of light.

Against the Day, p. 732