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  • You spent your entire life within a fifty-mile radius of your home.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • In the morning his mother cooked the breakfast over the camp-fire, and capped it with a fifty-mile ride into the next sun-down.

    CHAPTER 5

  • There are several small native villages within a fifty-mile radius of the compound.

    Black Magic

  • If one were lucky enough to somehow breach the three-foot-thick walls, one would be faced with two options: a six-mile run down the access road—which was under the watch of two permanently manned guard towers—followed by a perilous fifty-mile desert journey; or a three-thousand-foot dive off the front cliff, where one could taste the air of freedom for all of twenty-five seconds before being shredded on the razor-sharp rocks at the base.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • From the air, it looked like the hand of God had wiped off the map the entire fifty-mile Mississippi coastline.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • From the air, it looked like the hand of God had wiped off the map the entire fifty-mile Mississippi coastline.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • If one were lucky enough to somehow breach the three-foot-thick walls, one would be faced with two options: a six-mile run down the access road—which was under the watch of two permanently manned guard towers—followed by a perilous fifty-mile desert journey; or a three-thousand-foot dive off the front cliff, where one could taste the air of freedom for all of twenty-five seconds before being shredded on the razor-sharp rocks at the base.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Mom arranged to have every single appropriate female in a fifty-mile radius brought here.

    The Best of Friends

  • In no time at all, the new supervisor had me banished to “never-never land”—the Los Angeles divisional office, a fifty-mile drive one way from my home in Costa Mesa.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • Mom arranged to have every single appropriate female in a fifty-mile radius brought here.

    The Best of Friends

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