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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

By Michael Chabon

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
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  • Hardcover: Sep 2000,
    636 pages.
    Paperback: Aug 2001,
    656 pages.

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Josef Kavalier lifted his own head from the mattress and stuffed the pillow beneath it. "Thank you," he said, then lay still once more.

Presently, his breathing grew steady and slowed to a congested rattle, leaving Sammy to ponder alone, as he did every night, the usual caterpillar schemes. But in his imaginings, Sammy found that, for the first time in years, he was able to avail himself of the help of a confederate.

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