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Saving Adam Smith: A Tale of Wealth, Transformation, and Virtue by Jonathan B. Wight

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Chapter 12 The Search for Profit

Des Moines, Iowa

Dear Julia,

As you can see in this panorama postcard, these flowing lands make for easy driving. Easy for the mind to wander, and wonder. There's so much I want to ask. Smith sleeps most of the time. Thanks for forwarding my mail to Sioux Falls. We'll be there later today. Thinking of you,

Rich

We drove on, jogging north into South Dakota. I parked at the Post Office in Sioux Falls to collect my mail sent General Delivery. There were two letters, one the size of a small note card. The envelope was penned with a calligrapher's swirl. I opened it immediately.

Dear Rich,

It's been quiet without you and Harold. I wonder how your trip is going. My neighbor told me my phone's been ringing off the hook. ...

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