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The Special Prisoner

by Jim Lehrer

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The Special Prisoner by Jim Lehrer
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    May 2000, 256 pages
    May 2001, 240 pages

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By the time he started walking again toward Gate 32A, he realized that it was already ten minutes past the departure time of his flight.

It didn't matter. The Hyena was alive! The little Jap was here in America, on a plane for San Diego!

Bishop Watson felt shame for thinking of the Hyena as a Jap. But it was an unavoidable reflex. For the bishop, this man could never be anything but a Jap.

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