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

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Chapter 14 Letter to Julia

Smith slept late the next morning while I attended to duties of pot washing and trash hauling. Our grueling drive on the preceding days, from the Black Hills of South Dakota over the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and into Utah, had made me anxious for Smith's health. That, and our long session last night, were reasons enough to rest another day. I had several matters to ponder, the first of which was to assess the risks of going on to Yosemite.

How serious a threat was POP? The two attacks on us nearly succeeded. Yet the attempts also seemed reckless and even amateurish, perhaps the work of a splinter group or even a rogue like Max Hess acting alone. On the other hand, POP bombed the Russian envoy, which indicated they ...

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