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  • The general manager denied the rumors of a trade.
  • I ring up the wrong charge for customers twice and have to call for Jed, my uncle’s general manager, to come override it.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Who was the general manager of tie factory?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The general manager caught a train out of town and left everything behind—people, equipment, and animals.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants

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  • She left the Zimmertal Hotel and walked over to Bank Hauser General, across the street, where she had made an appointment to see Herr Wagner, the general manager, at 10:00.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • ’—’you must,’ he said in agitation, ’go and see the general manager at once.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • Dick O’Connell, general manager of the Boston Red Sox, has indicated that Ross would have been offered a fairly large bonus for signing a contract, had he lived.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • I asked our general manager eagerly.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Hollywood Park general manager Jack Mackenzie tried to make an end run around Smith, running up to Howard’s box in hopes of winning his word that Seabiscuit was sound and would start.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • And after that the guest page of the Renfrew House, of Utica, for July sixth last, identified by Jerry K. Kernocian, general manager of said hotel, which showed an entry—"Clifford Golden and wife."
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy

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  • Myrtle Cass says——I dropped in to say howdy to Myrtle last evening, and had quite a long talk with her father, and he said he was hunting for a fellow to go to work in the flour mill and learn the whole business, and maybe become general manager.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • I retired after having risen to general manager of industrial relations.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • [39] J. F. Healy, general manager of the Davis Colliery Co. at Elkins, W. Va.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • When he arrived at Hazleton Washington, he went directly to the office of the general manager.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • When he’d gone to the general manager and asked if he could scrounge through the rejects that were being returned, Chuck had just waved.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "Harper told each general manager that he’d been given a bag of money," the company history explains, "and that at the end of the year he’d be expected to return it — plus a little extra."
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • It was also more appealing to other coaches and general managers looking for a passing game to steal.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • My head baseball coach at Nease, Boo Mullins, tried to talk me into staying for that. year, telling me that I was a "five tool" player and that many major league general managers were contacting him to set up private preseason workouts in January.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • Shortly afterward, the idea of This I Believe was born at a business lunch attended by four powerful men: Ward Wheelock; William S. Paley, the founder and CEO of CBS; Donald Thornburgh, general manager of the local CBS affiliate in Philadelphia; and Edward R. Murrow, arguably the most famous—and most respected—broadcaster in the world at that time.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • On the glossy green cover, in red and black, were the portraits of the president, a round quippish man who loved all young physicians; the general manager, a cadaverous scholarly man who surely gave all his laborious nights and days to the advancement of science; and the vice-president, Martin’s former preceptor, Dr. Roscoe Geake, who had a lively, eye-glassed, forward-looking modernity all his own.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • One of the trustees of the Tuskegee Institute, as well as my personal friend, Mr. William H. Baldwin, Jr. was at the time General Manager of the Southern Railroad, and happened to be in Atlanta on that day.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • He is a clerk in the General Manager’s office at one of the big railways—not a porter! and runs down to his father for week-ends.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • On the other wall were stenciled doors, like offices: PARK WARDEN GUEST SERVICES GENERAL MANAGER Halfway down the corridor they came to a glass partition marked with another sign: [picture] Underneath were more signs: CAUTION Teratogenic Substances Pregnant Women Avoid Exposure To This Area DANGER Radioactive Isotopes In Use Carcinogenic Potential Tim grew more excited all the time.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • He presented himself unannounced in the office of Uncle Leo XII, President of the Board of Directors and General Manager of the River Company of the Caribbean, and expressed his willingness to yield to his plans.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • To take on temporarily those necessary functions of the defunct Authority I have asked the General Manager of LuNoHo Company to serve.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • ’When Mr. Kurtz,’ I continued severely, ’is General Manager, you won’t have the opportunity.’
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • Then the general manager of the AFC Champion Buffalo Bills, he was waiting to see which team in the soon-to-be-played NFC Championship game he would face in the Super Bowl, the 49ers or Bill Parcells’s New York Giants.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • There were reports from the general managers of the four Regions of the Taggart system, their pages a typewritten cry of despair over the breakdowns of equipment.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • He called the Region Headquarters of Taggart Transcontinental at Omaha, Nebraska, and begged to speak to the general manager of the region.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • This judgment was not rendered overnight; it was the end of a long story, of football coaches and general managers sifting and judging and scrambling to determine the relative importance of the positions on a football field, and to find the people best suited to play them.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • The man who came on the wire was the assistant general manager of the Iowa-Minnesota District.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Ryan had been the general manager of the railroad’s Central Region.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Want to be general manager of a region?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Looked around and picked out a dozen more—night editor of Lunaya Pravda, General Manager of LuNoHoCo, others, and each one a working comrade, Began to see that Prof had stacked deck.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • He asked to speak to the assistant general manager in charge of his particular district; but the assistant was out of town for the week end and could not be reached.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • There was a brief silence on the wire, then the voice of the Omaha operator told him that the general manager had resigned and vanished three days ago-"over a little trouble with Mr. Locey," the voice added.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The general manager sympathized with Dalgard and agreed with him that the monkey facility ought to be evacuated and shut down.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Six months later, by unanimous agreement, Florentino Ariza was named President of the Board of Directors and General Manager of the company.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • The sheriff and the railroad officials return and greet the general manager as though he were visiting royalty.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • Bill Polian was the general manager of the Bills in 1986, when the team used its first-round pick to take Will Wolford of Vanderbilt University.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • I spin around to the Nesci Brothers general manager.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • WHEN I GET BACK to the lot, Rosie is standing some distance from the menagerie with the general manager of the Nesci Brothers, the sheriff, and a railroad official.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The sheriff and the general manager of the Nesci Brothers are standing beside the menagerie tent, shaking hands and smiling.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The sheriff’s eyes open, and he turns to look at the general manager.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The general manager frowns and turns to Marlena.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • "I can sit in the draft room today and tell you the most likely things the scouts will say, when they talk about a college lineman," said Ernie Accorsi, the general manager of the New York Giants.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • These seemed to be offices: PARK WARDEN GUEST SERVICES . GENERAL MANAGER . COMPTROLLER . They came to a glass partition marked with a sign: CLOSED AREA AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY BEYOND THIS POINT There was a slot for a security card, but Tim just pushed the door open.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • But they went to their usual posts and went on with their habitual routine, pulling levers, pressing buttons, feeding leather into automatic cutters, piling boxes on a moving belt, wondering, as the hours went by, why they did not catch sight of the foreman, or the superintendent, or the general manager, or the company president.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • As Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian, who sat on the committee to change the rules, puts it, "Innovation drove the rule changes rather than the other way around?’
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • The cars carried five thousand tons of copper, bound from a mine in Arizona to the Rearden mills, Rearden telephoned the general manager of the Atlantic Southern, but the answer he received was: "Oh God, Mr. Rearden, how can we tell?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
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