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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Five. Rue du D├ępart

Chapter 70

Section 6 (1074-1076)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 70.6

Crossing a sea newly perilous and contingent-no longer at the mercy of unknown longitude or unforeseen tempests but of U-boats, the terror of a crossing having now passed from God to the German navy, Reef, Stray and Ljubica returned to the U.S. pretending to be Italian immigrants.

Against the Day, p. 1074