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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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black market
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • We also purchase ration books on the black market.
  • The black market is doing a booming business.
  • Maybe Miep will be able to scrounge up something on the black market.
  • According to the newspaper, everyone is entitled to half a pound, but they mean those lucky souls who get their ration books from the government, not Jews in hiding like us who can only afford to buy four rather than eight ration books on the black market.
  • He talked about his life at home, the black market and how he felt like a worthless bum.
  • A new sole costs 7.50 guil— ders on the black market.
  • People are paying 14.00 guilders an ounce for Bulgarian tobacco! Everyone’s trading on the black market; every errand boy has something to offer.

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  • If this were possible, imagine the black market in peculiar souls that might spring up among the wealthy and unscrupulous.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Graham had strong-armed most people into handing over any packs they’d salvaged and had supposedly put an Arcadian named Asher in charge of distributing them, but there was already a fledgling black market; people were trading nutrition packs for blankets and taking on extra water shifts in exchange for reserved spots inside the crowded tents.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100

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