Framing the Dialogue

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The Godwulf Manuscript

“You from House Beautiful or something? He said.  ‘Nope, I’m a private detective.’  I showed him the photostat of my license.  ‘I’m trying to clear Terry Orchard of the murder charge.  I’m also looking for the Godwulf Manuscript and I think they’re connected.  Can you help me?’  ‘I don’t know nothing about no murder, man, and nothing about no jive ass manuscript.’  Why did all the radical white kids from places like Scarsdale and Bel Air try to talk as if they’d been brought up in Brownsville and Watts?  He stubbed out his Kool and lit another.”