A

0.473 litres
222; one pint

AA/NA
clichés, 270; "the Gift" 273; Getting In Touch With Your Feelings, 446; "accept it on faith" 533; Powerless, 546; rationalizing, 555; is your Higher Power "omni-potent enough to make a suitcase that's too heavy for him to lift"? 564; Gratitude List, 596; "Everything I've ever let go of has claw marks on it" 606; Suicide Contract, 697; Attitude of Platitude, 706; Denial Aisle, 707; black addict (Reginald or Roy Tony?) who blows off pregnant wife and child, 708; Interval of Issues-Resolution, 716; Ninth Step, 815; Pulsing Blue Light, 833; White-Knuckle, 838; Poor Me, Poor Me, Pour Me A Drink, 839; Church of Perpetual Revenge (CPR)--what White Flaggers call AA, 844; "One Day at a Time" "Keep It in the Day" 858; "AA's real gift: it's no accident they call it The Present" 860; Old Cold Bird, 860; 13th-Stepping (newcomer-seducing), 863; "Let [thoughts of taking a Substance] come as they will, but do not Entertain them" 890 (see also p.26); "The truth will set you free, but not until it's done with you" 973; "Addicts Don't Have Relationships, They Take Hostages" fn.292/1054

Abbott, E. A.
281; author of Flatland

Abrams, Shoshana
756; rooms w/Spodek at ETA

Academia de Vera Cruz
259; tennis academy in Mexico

Academy of Visual Arts and Sciences
548;

ACOA
1050; Adult Children of Alcoholics

ACOG
1050; Adult Children of Gamblers (?)

ACONA
1050; Adult Children of Narcotics Addicts

Actaeon Complex
290; "deep phylogenic fear of transhuman beauty"

A.D.A.
55; North Shore Assistant District Attorney who has it in for Gately; lives in "upscale Wonderland Valley section of Revere"; wife "needs Valium just to floss" 59; 818; 821; talking with Pat M. about apologizing to Gately, 960; wears a Stetson w/feather, fn.14/984-85;

ad valorem
33; Latin: to value. "In proportion to the value"

addiction
marijuana, 17; giving one's self away, 53; "Drug addicts [...] are not often inclined toward violent crime" 55; "Who teaches your U.S.A. children how to choose their temple?" 107; Kicking The Bird, 135; Mario I. to Madame Psychosis' WYYY show, 171, 190; methadone clinic in Unit #2, 194; stats and info on, 200; "all but lose your mind when [the enslaving substance] is taken away from you" 201; "Analysis-Paralysis," 203; McDade's tattoo of "flaming skull on his left shoulderblade" 206; Joelle's to "the Material [freebase cocaine]" 222; Pemulis' "neurasthenic stomach" 267; Troeltsch and 'drines" 267; Hal's "devolution from occasional tourist to subterranean compulsive" 270; "some people never get over the loss of what they'd thought was their one true best friend" 273; The Spider, 274; "difference between abstinence v. recovery" 277;

advertising
Statue of Liberty, 33, 367; "declining fortunes of broadcast television advertising, 150; sponsorships, 264, 266; TV-advertising's demise, 411;

A.F.R.
89; aka Assassins des Fauteuils Rollents, aka Wheelchair Assassins of Québec

Agnew, Spiro
281; Vice President under Richard Nixon; resigned in disgrace

Ahts of Vancouver
243; primitives

AlaTeens
1050;

ALGOL
491; fn.223/1036

All-Bright Printing
894; where Parias-Carbo works; near Jackson-Mann School;

Allen, Woody
944; American comedian, film actor and director; parodied by Himself in Death in Scarsdale

Allston, MA
"Kiss me where it smells, she said, so I took her to Allston" 154, 578

Alphonso
178; resident at Ennet House, from Cuba

Altman, Robert
835; American film director - "crafted imitation of aural chaos"

American Council of Disseminators of Cable (A.C.D.C.)
412;

Anchorman's Bloat
147

anhedonia
Anhedonia is the inability to experience pleasure; "You seek to vanquish and transcend the limited self whose limits make the game possible" 84; "it is often more fun to want something than to have it" 205; simple melancholy, afflicting goal-oriented people, 692-93

annulation
"cold annular fusion" 64; annular hyperfloration cycles, 65; vicious circle of drug-taking and tennis, 67; "circle of arms" 69; "annularly overfertilized forests" 93; "firelight's circle" 103; "curve's classically annular shape" 150; "annularized Great Concavity's No-Time," 183; "cold-fusion ring" 185; "annulation equations" 185; "the ultimate annular fusion" 222; "some beastly post-annular scopophiliacal vector" 233; "subannular regions of the Great Concavity" 241; "annular-generated amps" 242; 306; 309; & Jim Incandenza, 502-03; and shame, 535; "the annulated Shawshine River" 561; 569; explained, 570-74; annular medicine, 572; Mr. Green "clunking around in circles" 580; people "milling in rings" around an Empire W.D.V. mishap, 620; "concentric rings of pond and crowd" 622; Metallurgy of Annular Isotopes , 624; "his finger's annular pallor" 638; more concentric rings, 718; ETA's annular heating system, 870; "concentric circles" 891;

Anschluss
1020; German: "connection"; O.N.A.N.ite Anschluss, 421; "of Hitler" 777;

Anti-Anti-O.N.A.N. Activities' Agency
549; under U.S.O.U.S.; fn.229/1037

anticonfluentialism
185; 376; 380; fn.61/996

Antitoi Entertain[m]ent
215; "cut-rate mirror, blown-glass, practical joke 'n gag, trendy postcard, and low-demand old film-cartridge emporium [...] just up Prospect St. from Inman Square in Cambridge's decayed Portugo/Brazilian district" where Pemulis bought the DMZ from 2 Canadian insurgents, on Inman Square in Cambridge, MA; owned by Antitoi brothers, 300; 304; Gately drives past, 480; sell used entertainment cartridges, 483; and PT "Poor Tony" Krause, 690-91; Krause running to, 720

Antitoi, Bertraund
480; "the brains of the outfit" viz. the Antitois' cell, "self-contained, a monomitotic cell, eccentric and borderline-incompetent"; death, 486; Front-Contre-O.N.A.N.isme action against the "Canadian Minister of Inter-O.N.A.N. Trade, 690-91;

Antitoi, Lucien
480; Bertraund's brother who doesn't know French; death, 488;

Antonioni
185;

appropriation artist
23; former romantic interest of Gately's

Arslanian, Idris ("Id")
98; 14-year-old Pakistani ETA student; 567;

Assassins des Fauteuils Rollents
See Wheelchair Assassins of Québec

ATHSCME
51; make fans that blow toxic smoke/fumes north to Canada; "giant protective [...] fans atop the hugely convex protective walls of anodized Lucite" 93; "make really big fans" 240; 268-69; Sunstrand Plaza, 542; de-linting, 542; 1017;

A.T.P. Tour
111; 259

Au Bon Pain
130; cafe in Harvard Square; 212

Avalon, Frankie
168

Axford, Trevor ("The Axhandle")
50; ETA student; clean-urine sales (w/Pemulis), 151; "only three-and-a-half digits on his right hand" 332; fireworks accident 3 Interdependence Days past, 512; "a true redheaded person" 512; fell off his bike and "received a tiny lesion-type brain injury after which all food everywhere tastes horrible to him" 628; Big Buddy to Penn and Ingersoll, fn.209/1035

Axhandle, the
See Axford, Trevor

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