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The Great Gatsby
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  • Contemporary legends such as the "underground pipe-line to Canada" attached themselves to him, and there was one persistent story that he didn’t live in a house at all, but in a boat that looked like a house and was moved secretly up and down the Long Island shore.

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as in: contemporary design Define
characteristic of or belonging to the present time
as in: they are contemporaries Define
living at the same time or: something occurring in the same period of time as something else
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