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  • He broke his clavicle and wrist in a motorcycle accident.
  • "Tibia," we said. "Fibula, sternum, clavicle, radius, ulna, kidneys, liver, lungs, heart, brain."
    David Almond  --  Skellig
  • "Look at you," he’ll say, tucking my hair behind my ears the way he likes it, unbuttoning my shirt one notch and loosening it at the neck so he can look at the hollow of my clavicle.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • "Howdy, neighbor," I say, tracing lazy circles around the base of her clavicle with my finger.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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  • One day, as I am polishing an ornately decorated serving spoon, Mrs. Nielsen points at her clavicle and says, without looking at me, "We could clean that up for you, if you like."
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Oh, aye, because it’s below your clavicle.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • A rivulet of water speeding down his clavicle.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Connecting us together, Jeremy’s body and me, was a spinal cord, blood vessels, nerve endings, and this swollen scar right in the middle of my neck about halfway between my clavicle and my chin.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • In May, a Honduran had a fractured right clavicle.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • A white orchid wilts at her clavicle.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help

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  • By the light of a lantern, he had examined himself and found: left clavicle fractured; multiple abrasions and lacerations of face and body, including deep cuts on the chin, back, and legs; extensive contusions on chest and trunk: a couple of ribs possibly fractured.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • The same day Clara was leaving, Esteban Trueba smashed the phone to bits with his cane because it was ringing and though he shouted that he was coming, that it should be still, the machine continued ringing, and in a fit of rage he fell on top of it, showering it with blows and in the process breaking the clavicle that old Pedro Garcia had taken so much trouble to restore.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • And in the confusion, Silvio Arroyo Pedros, a retired Spanish matador (have you heard of him?), and a devotee of Havana’s most notorious fleshpots, broke his clavicle dancing with the widow Doņa Victoria del Paso.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • He laughed into her ear and kissed his way to her clavicle.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Her hand flutters to her clavicle, to the silver chain around her neck, the claddagh charm—those tiny hands clasping a crowned heart: love, loyalty, friendship—a never-ending path that leads away from home and circles back.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • "Stupid bitch," Sebastian snarled, inches from her face, the fingers of his left hand digging into the skin below her clavicle.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
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