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graveyard shift
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  • She grabs my arm outside the Skulls’ barracks, where I was heading for a bit of rest before a graveyard shift on the wall.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Puller walked up behind her and noted that the two cops were ones he’d never seen before, which made sense if they were pulling the graveyard shift.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • She’d worked the graveyard shift, something she only had to do once a month or so.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • In San Francisco at half past two on the morning of November 18, 1944, a young woman named Lynn Moody was alone in the Office of War Information, working the graveyard shift.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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  • One day, I made 100 bucks working a weekend on the graveyard shift at one of the docks in the warehouse district.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Godwin used to be in the rodeo and worked the graveyard shift at the local paper mill, which is the lifeblood of West Monroe.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • Two officers remained at his side from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Another stayed with Lincoln until midnight, and a fourth man covered the graveyard shift.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The lonely policeman who worked the all night graveyard shift talked and asked questions until 2 A.M. I didn’t have the strength to sit straight in the captain’s wooden swivel chair.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • Riding among an exhausted busful of Negroes going on to graveyard shifts all over the city, she saw scratched on the back of a seat, shining for her in the brilliant smoky interior, the post horn with the legend DEATH.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Two remain at his side from eight A.M. to four P.M. Another stays with Lincoln until midnight, when a fourth man takes the graveyard shift, posting himself outside Lincoln’s bedroom or following the president through the White House on his insomniac nights.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln

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  • "Ah most always work from six t’ midnight, but I was coverin’ the graveyard shift.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • The hours inch by, slower than a graveyard shift on the watchtowers.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I now worked full-time on the graveyard shift of a paper factory.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
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