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talisman
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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a trinket or piece of jewelry thought to be a protection against evil
  • But then, that night, I was inclined to agree with Hester; I thought the red dress was merely Owen's idea of a talisman—an amulet, to ward off the evil powers of that "angel" Owen thought he'd seen.
    p. 146.5

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