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Kenton's occupation as a journalist relied on his facility with languages, his wisdom of ecu politics, and his speedy judgment. the place his judgment occasionally failed him was once in his own existence. whilst he unearths himself on a educate sure for Austria with inadequate cash after a foul evening of playing, he jumps on the probability to earn a cost to assist a refugee smuggle securities around the border. He quickly discovers that the records he holds have a greater than financial price, and that eu politics has extra twists and turns than the main convoluted newspaper account.
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C’mon, sweetie,” she announced. “Let’s leave Woody in the car. He can sit out this little excursion. I’ll crack a window for him. . ” Once Mattie climbed out of the car, he made a beeline for the bucking bronco on the store’s front porch. Clutching the front of his pants with one hand, he bounced on his heels and pointed to the coin-operated pony ride. “Can I, Mom? ” 40 Kevin O’Brien “First, the bathroom,” she said, shutting the car door. ” Stepping up to the front porch, she took Mattie by the hand and pushed open the screen door.
That’s my good boy. . ” As Susan pulled into the gravel lot, she noticed a neon sign for Rainier Beer in the front window. A sandwich board by the screen door advertised: Gourmet Deli & Snacks! – ATM Beer & Wine – Fresh Coffee – Ice Cold Drinks Camping Supplies & Live Bait RESTROOMS “Thank God,” Susan whispered as she read the last line. Also on the porch, on the other side of the door, was an old-fashioned, coin-operated bucking bronco for the kiddies to ride. Someone had tacked a faded, weather-beaten handwritten placard on the front porch post: THIS IS A KIDFRIENDLY ZONE—WATCH WHEN YOU BACK OUT!