Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Sun Mar 14 12:01:49 UTC 2010

Reading a novel by one of my favorite crime novelists--Michael Connelly, _Nine Dragons_ (NY: Little, Brown, 2009)--I find a description of a Hong Kong apartment building that "rose seventy-three stories from the midslope of the mountain" (192).

But I learned as a child that the library is the tallest building in town; it has the most stories . . . .


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