A Perfect Day for Bananafish
by J.D. Salinger
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She was a girl who for a ringing phone dropped exactly nothing. She looked as if her phone had been ringing continually ever since she had reached puberty. (1.2)
She sat down on one of the made-up twin beds and – it was the fifth or sixth ring – picked up the phone. (1.2)
"All right, all right. He calls me Miss Spiritual Tramp of 1948," the girl said, and giggled. (1.34)
She washed her comb and brush. She took the spot out of the skirt of her beige suit. She moved the button on her Saks blouse. She tweezed out two freshly surfaced hairs in her mole. When the operat...
She read an article in a women's pocket-size magazine, called "Sex Is Fun-or Hell." (1.1)
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