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By Victor LaValle

Ricky Rice is a middling hustler with a lingering junk behavior, a bum knee, and a haunted brain. A survivor of a suicide cult, he scrapes by way of as a porter at a bus depot in Utica, ny, till someday a mysterious letter arrives, summoning him to enlist in a band of paranormal investigators constituted of former addicts and petty criminals, all of whom had at some point soon of their wasted lives heard what can have been the voice of God.

Infused with the sweetness of a disquieting dream and laced with Victor LaValle’s fiendish comedian sensibility, Big Machine is a mind-rattling secret approximately doubt, religion, and the monsters we supply inside of us.

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ISBN: 0451201345
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Maybe they’re rich,” whispered a third woman. Her name was Euphinia, and she’d made fast friends with the fourth woman, Grace. The two of them were the oldest of the bunch. Both must’ve been in their sixties. They held hands tightly, and this made them look like a pair of schoolgirls. “Then maybe we’ll get rich too,” Grace added. The last of us was Sunny. That’s how she introduced herself, and that’s all she wanted to be called. First name or last? I didn’t ask. She was even burlier than Peach Tree, so I didn’t push.

I have heard it. Everything it says is true.

I blew on the paper to dry it. The cursive was small, but neat, legible. The wooden door swung open. I heard its steel handle clang against the stone wall. I paid no more attention to Cheryl because now I could read the two lines of the note: You made a promise in Cedar Rapids in 2002. Time to honor it. Without thinking, purely automatic, I walked back into that filthy toilet stall and flushed the note away. But not the ticket. 2 THREE DAYS I thought about that note. Thought about it, repeated it in my mind, tried to forget it.

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