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  • I saw my job as being a firewall between Trenton and Corodemus because the annihilation tactics that Steve so hated were the only way he could win.

    How to Rig an Election

  • In the olden days of Eisenhower, the NSC people all stayed on the other sidebut I just cant do my job from over thereand so most of this trouble follows naturally on.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • It had always been my job to give him Life Savers.

    Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

  • “Just doing my job as your”—breathe in—“boyfriend, Ms. Tomas.”


  • A week after the Mount Shuksan climb, I moved to New Mexico with my job and immediately joined the search-and-rescue SAR group to which Mark had belonged for five years.

    127 Hours

  • I want to be in La-La Land, but it is my job to point out this stuff, and it is for your own good, and you know it.

    Humor for a Sister’s Heart

  • And when I quit my job at the mutual fund I bought The New Yorker Book of Poems—the big yellow book—and I discovered Snodgrass, Kunitz, Nemerov, and Moss.


  • There were many, many small moments that made my job fun, such as visiting the modest hideaway of Prime Minister Yasu Nakasone in the woods outside Tokyo and sitting on the floor of this typical Japanese home while we had an authentic Japanese lunch; or landing in a helicopter on the lawn of Windsor Castle for a fairytale visit with Queen Elizabeth and the royal family.

    An American Life

  • At heart, my job was simply to remind the press of that “hypocrisy” at every opportunity, to keep generating document after document that supported the Republican refrain of “Jim Florio says one thing but does another.”

    How to Rig an Election

  • Soon I would be allowed to return to school and my job at the Pineridge store.

    Keep Sweet


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