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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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one who precedes another in time — such as the previous mayor relative to the current mayor
  • Even the summer of '64 was uninspired—except for the completion of the replacement Mary Magdalene, which was firmly set upon Owen Meany's formidable pedestal in the St. Michael's schoolyard, more than two years after the attack upon her predecessor.
    p. 453.2

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