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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • The squatters nodded—they knew, God knew.
  • Quote: In Lawrenceville a deputy sheriff evicted a squatter, and the squatter resisted, making it necessary for the officer to use force.
  • Then, with time, the squatters were no longer squatters, but owners; and their children grew up and had children on the land.
  • Quote: In Lawrenceville a deputy sheriff evicted a squatter, and the squatter resisted, making it necessary for the officer to use force.
  • Then, with time, the squatters were no longer squatters, but owners; and their children grew up and had children on the land.
  • The eleven-year-old son of the squatter shot and killed the deputy with a .22 rifle.
  • And then the raids—the swoop of armed deputies on the squatters’ camps.
  • Here, I’ll read it: ’Citizens, angered at red agitators, burn squatters’ camp.
  • When they go back to the squatters’ camps they’ll be hard to handle.
  • Last night a band of citizens, infuriated at the agitation going on in a local squatters’ camp, burned the tents to the ground and warned agitators to get out of the county.
  • You goddamned squatters.

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  • The house was looking more and more like a place that squatters lived in, instead of what it was: a home that had been in Dad’s family for three generations.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • And we found another house on the edge of your complex, had some squatters.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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