Page 176. " self-styled Black Masses "
Page 176. " suggestions of Satanism "
Page 176. " a song by the band Cruel Crux, entitled 'Virgin Suicide' "

sat of records

Page 178. " sending a typed list to the Department of Transportation "
Page 179. " In that death-row state "
Page 181. " 'It's got beetles. We have to take it down so they won't spread to other trees.' "
Page 181. " 'There's no scientific evidence that removal limits infestation.' "
Page 182. " they helicoptered to the ground, but we can't be sure whether they came from the elms or from, say, the chestnuts, and none of us has a botany handbook handy "

green seeds

Page 183. " Ms. Perl's blue Pontiac "
Page 183. " Ms. Perl's Weegee-like arrival "
Page 184. " Druids "
Page 184. " Cecilia Lisbon, the East Side teen "
Page 185. " every ball hit to the outfield would be a home run "
Page 186. " during our strange curatorship "
Page 186. " one of Lux's tube tops "
Page 187. " the aureolae of streetlights "
Page 187. " a certain vinyl go-go purse "
Page 188. " Lux's school tartan "
Page 188. " And every other slide in our carousel began to fade in the same way "
Page 189. " blue cloak with a butterfly collar of gold lame "
Page 189. " On her head sat an Imperial margarine crown. "
Page 189. " A rosary girded her waist "
Page 189. " the Holy Mother had that beatific expression of someone on lithium "
Page 189. " some poor smothered girl in Pompeii "
Page 189. " Winer read Mary Renault a lot "

Pompeii link?

Page 189. " Lux's Chinese lantern "
Page 189. " an indecipherable Morse code "
Page 190. " Therese's Apollo 11 lamp "
Page 190. " Lux's life-size poster of Billy Jack in flatbrimmed black hat and Navajo belt "
Page 190. " recording the girls' flashes with his mechnical pencil "
Page 191. " the Grotto at St. Paul's Catholic Church on the Lake "
Page 191. " engineered a phantasmagoria of beacons "
Page 191. " like a radio station picked up by our braces "
Page 192. " recognised at once the purple Flair Lux liked "
Page 192. " like a quarter deposited under our pillows by the Tooth Fairy "
Page 192. " like a swarm of fireflies "
Page 193. " They were flavoring rice with sloppy-joe mix. "
Page 193. " the Larsons' sun-faded phone book "
Page 194. " recess in the Bell telephone system "
Page 195. " We can't remember the song's title now "

195 WE can’t remember the song’s  title now -- essential sentiments - hard days, long nights, a man waiting outside a broken telephone booth hoping it would somehow ring, and rain, and rainbows   mostly guitars - one interldue where a mellwo cello hmmed

Page 195. " the voice of GIlbert O'Sullivan singing through scratches "

Gilbert O’Sullivan recall song - ballad charts misfortunes young man’s life parents die his fiancee stands him up at the altar - eac verse leaving him more and more alone

Page 196. " Demo Karafilis's Tea for the Tillerman "
Page 196. " 'Alone Again, Naturally,' Gilbert O'Sullivan "
Page 196. " 'You've Got a Friend,' James Taylor "
Page 196. " 'Where Do the Children Play?,' Cat Stevens "
Page 196. " 'Dear Prudence,' The Beatles "
Page 196. " 'Candle in the Wind,' Elton John "
Page 196. " 'Wild Horses,' The Rolling Stones "
Page 196. " 'At Seventeen,' Janice Ian "
Page 197. " 'Time in a Bottle,' Jim Croce "
Page 197. " 'So Far Away,' Carole King "
Page 197. " followed with 'Bridge over Troubled Water' "
Page 198. " in the Muzak of malls "
Page 198. " Hey, have you ever tried "
Page 198. " we didn't think of Cecilia "
Page 199. " bought The Best of Bread, playing 'Make It with You' "
Page 199. " dirt could be carried out in our pant legs and emptied during strolls like in The Great Escape "