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geology
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

or more rarely:

the rocks, minerals, and rock formations of an area
  • Meany, Jr., with a B.S. in Geology.
    p. 492.8
  • But there will always be granite in the Granite State, and little Owen Meany's family was in the granite business—not ever a recommended business in our small, seacoast part of New Hampshire, although the Meany Granite Quarry was situated over what geologists call the Exeter Pluton.
    p. 14.1
  • "GEOLOGY," he said.
    p. 319.8
  • GEOLOGY IS THE HISTORY OF THE EARTH.
    p. 319.9
  • On November 22, 1963, Owen Meany and I were in my room at 80 Front Street, studying for a Geology exam.
    p. 447.4
  • I was angry with Owen for manipulating me into taking Geology, the true nature of which was concealed—at the University of New Hampshire—in the curriculum catalog under the hippie-inspired title of Earth Science.
    p. 447.4
  • The biggest mistake I made was to take Geology!
    p. 448.4
  • "Maybe if you weren't a stupid Geology major, you could be a little more enthusiastic about your courses," I told him.
    p. 455.4
  • "GEOLOGY IS EASY FOR ME," Owen said.
    p. 455.4
  • From my Geology course, I knew that everything below me had once been a shallow ocean; and at dusk, when I flew into Phoenix, the shadows on the rocks were a tropical-sea purple, and the tumbleweeds were aquamarine—so that I could actually imagine the ocean that once was there.
    p. 590.7

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