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Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM By Jack Finney

Free online fiction.He was gambling his life for a piece of paper If he lost, not even his wife would understandaces New York, NY Lexington Avenue, Wholesale Groceries, Public Library Fifth Avenue, Loew s theater , Fiftieth StreetOriginally published Collier s, October 26 1956
  • Title: Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
  • Author: Jack Finney
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 108
  • Format: ebook

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Brooke Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
I had to read this for my literature class
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Beckie Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
Quite long for a short story, this little tale of "suspense" moved quite slow. I can see that by describing every tiny detail of the action - basically, will the man on the ledge fall or won't he? - the author effectively creates psychological tension. But I'm not sure my 10th graders would be able to see past the 14 word-filled textbook pages.
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Savannah Garner Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
Had to read this book for school, it had an interesting point of view.
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Annabelle Katz Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
I enjoyed this story. It was suspenseful with a touch of Irony.
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Amytiger Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
This story is about the only guy who jumped from his apartment room onto his roof and didn't want to jump off. Extra star for originality.
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Nathan C. Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
What does my life look like from a precarious perch 11 stories up in the air? How much are my greatest ambitions worth when subjected to the ultimate test? Are they leading me to the person I want to be? Have I ever seen my home--people--my family--as what they really are?An acrophobe myself, this story had me shaking; I determined that I would drown the author in ink if he did what I thought he would. I have been at that place--on the edge of existence, millimeters or breaths away from crashing [...]
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Jared (Moose) Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
I had to read this book in English class with a partner. I'm quite a big fan of suspense so I took an immediate liking towards the short story. When I started reading it, I found the main character, Tom, interesting. He neglects his wife Clare and his life around him, focusing on his job at Wholesale Groceries. As he started to get onto the ledge where his paper was at, I started to feel nervous for him and I had many thoughts running through my mind. Thankfully, when Tom made it back into his a [...]
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Suntira Weeks Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
It is about a guy named Tom Benecke; he stays home when his wife goes to the movies. His paper blows out the window and he risks his life when he goes out the window on the ledge to get the paper and he almost falls off the ledge. I liked the part when he laughs when he loses the paper again. The author did well at describing it and making me feel like I am him.
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Julian Rosendo Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
I thought the beginning was interesting. The story shows the protagonist, Tom Benecke, is a responsible man who has a wife, has a job at a grocery store, and is working on an important project. It shows that he is hard-working at his job. What I liked is that Tom was willing to go outside the window and get the paper.
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Clarke Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
A gripping suspense story about a man who gets trapped on the ledge of a 11-story building. Jack Finney's writing is full of unexpected twists and turns which makes this short story exciting until the very last word. Highly recommended. (Note: don't read this book while high above the ground. Could cause vertigo or sudden terror).
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ERVIN KIMBER Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
At the beginning of the story I thought this story was going to be stupid but after I got into the story I started to like the story. The author did a good job at describing how Tom lived and how hard he worked. The thing I really liked was how Tom tried to get inside of his house but he tried to get inside so many ways like lighting a piece of paper on fire and trying to call for neighbors.
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Miguel Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
At the beginning of the story, I felt like just giving up on the story. The author did a good job of trying to keep you reading when Tom got to do something crazy. I really liked that he went in to a lot of detail and made it feel like I was in there. The reader is going to love the ending of the story.
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Jordan Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
At the beginning of the story it was really slow, and then at the end of the story it started to get more interesting. The author did good at giving good details which helped the reader understand how he got there. He goes outside and he tries his hardest to get his paper back, which he did. After all that happened he went to leave his apartment and there goes the paper again.
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Juan Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
I really liked when the author made you see what could happen if he fails. The story was about a guy named Tom Benecke who made something so he could have a raise. My favorite part was when he would do anything for the yellow paper but then realized that he should of done more things than doing work all the time.
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Olivia Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
Jack Finney wrote this in such a way that I nearly sat on the edge of my seat in suspense. I almost felt like I stood on a small ledge eleven stories up, almost falling. Definitely a good story to read when trying to write an exciting scene. Little details make all the difference!
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Arlene Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
The author did a good job at adding the details in the story, by explaining the character’s thoughts. What I really liked about the story was the author made the main character understand/see that his wife more important than his paper.
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The Book Life Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
I had to read this short story for English and I liked it because it made you really think about if you died in a freak accident what would people know about you by what you had with you at that moment. A short story that everyone should at least read once.
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Josh Mulac Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
At the beginning of the story, it was slow. The author did a good job of describing the predicaments Tom gets in. What I really liked was the author sends the message that some things are more important than others.
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Pelks Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
This is a short story done well, with a moral which is repeated fairly often in literature, but presented here in a surprising enough way that it felt fresh and interesting.
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Darius Ham Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
the short story was very suspenseful! it was interesting how the character thinks about getting down.
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Redwan amazigh Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
when men are obsessed to achieve material success at the expense of those who they love, the obsession may turn against them.
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Josh Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
The beginning of story I thought it was slow. The author did a good job of telling the story by telling the description. I didn’t like the way the story ended.
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Michael Huntsman Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
Good suspense book I read for class. Kind of boring on some parts though.
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Jesse Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
A good short story i read in high school.
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Neisha Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
Simply amazing book. Everything.
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Ana Campos Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
The plot was really cool, but it was slow as hell.
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Madi Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
I had to read this for school and do an essay on the theme. I didn't like the story. While reading, I just wanted Tom to fall and die.
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Kenzie Oct 24, 2020 - 18:16 PM
it made no sense and way very boring
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Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket By Jack Finney Free online fiction.He was gambling his life for a piece of paper If he lost, not even his wife would understandaces New York, NY Lexington Avenue, Wholesale Groceries, Public Library Fifth Avenue, Loew s theater , Fiftieth StreetOriginally published Collier s, October 26 1956

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