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TRUE GRIT

by Charles Portis

People do not give it credence that a fourteen-year-old girl could leave home and go off in the wintertime to avenge her father’s blood. I was just fourteen years of age when a coward going by the name of Tom Chaney shot my father down and robbed him of his life and his horse and $150 in cash. Here is what happened . . .

BEING THERE

by Jerzy Kosiński

Jerzy Kosinski’s clever parable of a naive man thrust into the modern world - a satiric look at the unreality of American media culture.

THE RAFT
Short Stories for English Language Learners
by Stephen King

"Randy glanced to the side and saw that odd dark circular patch was even closer—ten yards now, and still coming. It floated on the water, round and regular, like the top of a large steel drum, but it was not the surface of a solid object. Fear, directionless but powerful, suddenly seized him."


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President Joe Biden's address to the U.S. Congress

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