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  • It reminded Simon of pictures of rich neighborhoods in Amsterdam.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Annie had been in Amsterdam, then China, then Japan, then back to Geneva, and so hadn’t had time to focus on Kalden, but the two of them had traded occasional messages about him.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • He told me about Anne Frank, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl who hid from the Nazis with her family in Amsterdam during the war.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He looked toward Fort Amsterdam.
    Theodore Taylor  --  The Cay

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  • Salva flew in a jet to New York City, another one to Amsterdam, and a third to Kampala in Uganda.
    Linda Sue Park  --  A Long Walk to Water
  • I had left my keys at school and waited two and a half hours at Belle’s Market on Amsterdam Avenue for Mom to get home from work.
    Rebecca Stead  --  When You Reach Me
  • We had people casting nativities before London was a village, we had your family in our sights before New Amsterdam became New York.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • I hurried down to the door, introduced him hastily to the wife of an Amsterdam wholesaler, and got him upstairs.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • At this place in Sweden, I became friends with a Jewish woman from Amsterdam who was very kind to me, especially after I tried to kill myself.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Salem looked like someone who wouldn’t be out of place in Venice Beach or Amsterdam.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King

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  • i. WHILE I WAS STILL in Amsterdam, I dreamed about my mother for the first time in years.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • I once spent a few nights in Reykjavik on my way to Amsterdam.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • Amsterdam?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • He sent shipments of HeLa cells to researchers in Texas, India, New York, Amsterdam, and many places between.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He moved to Amsterdam, which makes me think maybe he is writing a sequel featuring the Dutch Tulip Man, but he hasn’t published anything.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • There was a problem, she said, because her sister Nargis was already engaged, promised to a cousin who lived in Amsterdam and was studying engineering.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Look at what the Germans did to Amsterdam!
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • I have danced all night in Haarlem, Amsterdam, and in Harlem, USA.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • I had been trying to call my brother in Spain for weeks, and had learned—from a friend of histhat he was flying back and forth to a hospital in Amsterdam.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • In the early part of summer in Molching, as Liesel and Papa made their way through the book, this man was traveling to Amsterdam on business, and the snow was shivering outside.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • That’s the way—THAT’S it; thy throat ain’t spoiled with eating Amsterdam butter.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • I have written to my old friend and master, Professor Van Helsing, of Amsterdam, who knows as much about obscure diseases as any one in the world.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • When Otto Frank died in 1980, he willed his daughter’s manuscripts to the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation in Amsterdam.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • From thence he returns in a Dutch ship to Amsterdam, and from Amsterdam to England.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • Yonder woman, Sir, you must know, was the wife of a certain learned man, English by birth, but who had long ago dwelt in Amsterdam, whence some good time agone he was minded to cross over and cast in his lot with us of the Massachusetts.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • In the end she persuaded him, much against his will, to fly over to Amsterdam to see the Semi-Demi-Finals of the Women’s Heavyweight Wrestling Championship.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • At length he made choice of a poor man of letters, who had worked ten years for the booksellers of Amsterdam.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • Hired himself a suite at the Valhalla Hotel-and you know what that is-and the last I heard, he was still there today, drinking himself under the table and the beds, with a few choice friends of his and half the female population of upper Amsterdam Avenue!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • A redhot crowbar and some liniment rubbing on the burning part produced Fritz of Amsterdam, the thinking hyena.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • It is at Brussels that the most beer is consumed, at Stockholm the most brandy, at Madrid the most chocolate, at Amsterdam the most gin, at London the most wine, at Constantinople the most coffee, at Paris the most absinthe; there are all the useful notions.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Spinoza belonged to the Jewish community of Amsterdam, but he was excommunicated for heresy.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Is a native of Amsterdam.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • He spins into stories about when he lived on 127th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in upper Manhattan around the time his parents were coming out of hiding.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • This time they brought a telescope and a magnifying glass the size of a drum, which they exhibited as the latest discovery of the Jews of Amsterdam.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • A short time ago, while making researches in the Royal Library for my History of Louis XIV, I stumbled by chance upon the Memoirs of M. d’Artagnan, printed—as were most of the works of that period, in which authors could not tell the truth without the risk of a residence, more or less long, in the Bastille—at Amsterdam, by Pierre Rouge.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I was too embarrassed to ask him about it, in case it dredged up painful memories for him of being teased as a child in Amsterdam, or wherever he is from.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • Carrie and he went looking for a flat, as arranged, and found one in Seventy-eighth Street near Amsterdam Avenue.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • He had been to Amsterdam, Mr. Bankes was saying as he strolled across the lawn with Lily Briscoe.
    Virginia Woolf  --  To the Lighthouse
  • He goes home to a studio in Morningside Heights, with two windows facing west, on Amsterdam Avenue.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • He procured from Amsterdam three emeralds of extraordinary size and richness of colour, and had a turquoise de la vieille roche that was the envy of all the connoisseurs.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • But I just came over from Amsterdam with Dolge and Eustis to get Constance and Jacqueline.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • She was registered in Amsterdam.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • ’Your words are terrific, but don’t buy a diamond in Amsterdam.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The train to Amsterdam was in.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • My work in twenty years has taken me to Toronto, Montreal, Paris, London, Manchester, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfort, Cologne, Erlangen, Heidelberg, Stuttgart, southern Germany, Amsterdam, Groningen, Salzburg, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Chihuahua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Peru, Venezuela, Tokyo and Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Before leaving New York, I walk to the intersection of Seventieth Street and Amsterdam, where Nathaniel lived with Eugene Moye and with other classmates.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • Word goes out in Amsterdam and Berlin, Geneva and Lisbon, London and right here in Paris.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • It is true, indeed, things do look rather less desperate than they did formerly in Holland, when Lewis the Fourteenth was at the gates of Amsterdam; but there is a delicacy required in this matter, which you will pardon me, brother, if I suspect you want.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • People are climbing lampposts on Amsterdam Avenue, tooting car horns in Little Italy.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • I even checked the transfers from London, Lisbon, Stockholm and Amsterdam-nothing.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
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