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  • In my junior year of high school, my father and I visited Emerson, where long-haired students he called "throwbacks" advised me on how to break what they saw as oppressive rules.
    Chapter Six (6% in)
  • He knew, as I was later to discover when I walked into Doubleday on Fifth Avenue in New York and bought This Boy's Life, Wolffs own story, that memory could save, that it had power, that it was often the only recourse of the powerless, the oppressed, or the brutalized.
    Chapter Seven (68% in)

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