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This 45-page guide for “Winter’s Bone” by Daniel Woodrell includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 35 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis.
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller unveiled the mask he will sport during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on Twitter on Tuesday.
And from the looks of it, he really liked the one he donned for the 2010 Olympics, as it is very, very similar to one he wore in Vancouver when he led Team USA to a silver medal.