Without telling Ann until he was finished, Donald has just completed writing his first novel. Ann is proud of his accomplishment, especially as he did it rather than just talk about it which is what most people would have done. Respecting her opinion, Donald wants Ann to read the manuscript and tell him the truth about what she thinks of it. Ann tries to be truthful when Donald asks her if she's read it and if she liked it. Instead, she tells him a bunch of little white lies in skirting around the issue that she hasn't read it since she lost the manuscript, she originally believing it was among her shopping packages, which it wasn't. She first believes she lost it on the subway (thus checking the subway's lost and found), then second believes she lost it somewhere at the store where she is working temporarily at its perfume and cosmetics counter, then third believes she inadvertently gave it to one of the store's customers. As Ann retraces her steps while trying to evade Donald who is... Written by
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[to Ann, the salesgirl
Young woman, you don't seem to have your heart in my hair.
References Gone with the Wind