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Michael Parker he thinks. They drive around the small town and back to the dealer’s lot. Marcus parks the Buick, and Maria looks to him for an assessment of the car. “Well?” she asks. “It’s perfect,” he answers. “I’ll take it,” she tells the salesman. Before the reader has a chance to see how these conflicting car shoppers can get on with their stories, we learn how a reluctant mother is bullied into learning how to drive the car so she can take her ill child to medical appointments at a distant hospital. It’s interesting ~ sort of. That family vanishes from the book at the end of the chapter. Never mind. There will be other chapters about the car and past owners. We return to the two competitors, 182

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