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The disappearance of her three-year-old son Ben threatens to force a wedge among Beth Cappadora and her husband, Pat, and transforms her older son right into a afflicted antisocial, until eventually, sooner or later, 9 years later, Ben comes again into their lives. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
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Beth asked, and then what G. Clemons had alluded to jabbed her. One person might. “Just a minute, Mrs. ” Tucking stray ends into the careful roll at the back of her head, Officer Clemons spoke briefly with Detective Taylor. He took the sheet of paper she’d been using, made a few jottings on it himself, and took off for the phone. “We’re putting out an ISPEN, Mrs. Cappadora. ” The bun bobbed in concern. Beth thought, she’s still trying not to scare me. “That frequency is monitored by all departments statewide.
Clemons told her. ” “Yes. Or tips from people. Or any kind of calls. I mean, if we knew for sure that anybody else had been involved in this, it’d probably be a larger operation already. But the kind of tips we’re going to be getting might—” “Tips? ” Beth asked, and then what G. Clemons had alluded to jabbed her. One person might. “Just a minute, Mrs. ” Tucking stray ends into the careful roll at the back of her head, Officer Clemons spoke briefly with Detective Taylor. He took the sheet of paper she’d been using, made a few jottings on it himself, and took off for the phone.
Don’t worry. We’ll find him. ” She stopped and looked at Beth, who was pulling her own hair now, rhythmically. “We find them, and they’re okay. ” Beth did not know what to do with Vincent; she supposed she should comfort him. She looked at him, as he twitched in his sleep. ” the manager asked Ellen. He was florid now, and smelled thickly of cigarette smoke. “I’m not his mother,” Ellen told him. The manager, now sighing audibly, turned to Beth. ” Beth considered. She did not see how it would be possible to eat.