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American Purgatorio: A Novel

by John Haskell [edition - 2005]
ASIN: 031242499X

After stopping for gas on his way to his mother-in-law's house, the narrator, Jack, emerges from a convenience store to find that his car and his wife, Anne, are nowhere to be found. Jack later meets Linda and on page 84 tells her that she looks like Joni Mitchell. Linda says "it must be the beret."

(Contributed by David Sapp)


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