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evade
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

7 uses
  • Owen was reading a Department of the Army field manual called Survival, Evasion, and Escape.
    p. 497.6
  • She called herself a war resister and she advertised that in her home she would give free counsel on how to evade the draft; it was never very accurately demonstrated that her evening draft-counseling sessions so exhausted her that she became an inadequate receptionist at the Gas Works—yet the Gas Works let her go.
    p. 131.5
  • It was noon when Owen and I passed under the railroad trestle bridge at the foot of the Maiden Hill Road, a few hundred yards below the Meany Granite Quarry; years later, the abutment of that bridge would be the death of Buzzy Thurston, who had successfully evaded the draft.
    p. 190.3
  • "I'm not here to evade the draft," I would explain.
    p. 460.5
  • "I'm comfortable with the term 'war resister,' " I told everyone, "but I don't need to dodge or evade the draft—that's not why I'm here."
    p. 460.6
  • Less than a month after the New Year—after we had resumed our bombing of North Vietnam and Operation Rolling Thunder was back on target—Mrs. Hoyt created her disturbance in the office of the Gravesend local draft board, choosing to use their bulletin board to advertise that she would give free draft-counseling advice in her home—sessions in how to evade the draft.
    p. 474.3
  • "THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT 'EVASION TECHNIQUES WHEN THERE IS LITTLE DISTINCTION BETWEEN FRIENDLY AND HOSTILE TERRITORY'—GET THIS: 'IT IS DIFFICULT TO DISTINGUISH THE INSURGENT FROM THE FRIENDLY POPULACE."
    p. 498.6

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