From the Book - First edition.
Part I : the Survivors : - Foley's Pond --
Herb and Rosalie Swanson at the Cocoanut Grove --
My old boss E.J. once told me he was famous for goofy hats --
Grand Pacific Hotel, Chicago, 1875 --
Plaza Revolución, Mexico City, 6 a.m. --
I was six, maybe seven months old --
Last car over the Sagamore Bridge.
Part II : the Normal : - Nathan Leopold writes to Mr. Felix Kleczka of 5383 S. Blackstone --
At the end of our street was a commune in a log mansion --
Fourteen-year-olds, Indiana Dunes, late afternoon --
Denny Coughlin: in memory --
Part III : In Moscow, everything will be different : - Time I said it was only an emotional affair --
Woman in a Dubrovnik Café --
Reverend Hrncirik receives an airmail package --
Call these the meditations of an overweight junior lifeguard --
Lubyanka Prison, Moscow, 1940 --
Late dusk, Joslin, Illinois.
Part IV : Country of us : - Waldheim --
Paddy Bauler in a quiet moment --
Harold Washington walks at midnight --
From the collected stories of Edmund Jerry (E.J.) Hahn, Vol. IV --
A couple of years before I was born --
My mother stands by the window --
It may have been in The Wapshot Chronicle --
Irv Pincus used to steal lamps from Kaplan's Furniture --
Shhhhhh, Arthur's studying.