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Mason and Dixon - Thomas Pynchon Jenny found this helpful link: http://masondixon.pynchonwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_PageOpening: Snow-balls have flown their Arcs, starr’d the Sides of Outbuildings, as of Cousins, carried Hats away into the brisk Wind off Delaware, - the Sleds are brought in and their Runners carefully dried and greased, shoes deposited in the back Hall, a stocking’d-foot Descent made upon the great Kitchen, in a purposeful Dither since Morning, punctuated by the ringing Lids of various Boilers and Stewing-Pots, fragrant with Pie-Spices, peel’d Fruits, Suet, heated Sugar, - the Children, having all upon the Fly, among rhythmic slaps of Batter and Spoon, coax’d and stolen what they might, proceed, as upon each afternoon all this snowy Advent, to a comfortable Room at the rear of the House, years since given over to their carefree Assaults.Need to have the beautiful Knopfler/Taylor songI find this useful too: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_episodes_in_Mason_%26_Dixon#Episode_18Sheer genius, and I've saved the file for a re-visit in my rocking chair years.TBR Busting 2013mp3