C

c:\Pink2
60; 284; 511; 620. Fn95, p. 284/1003 reads "Pink being Microsoft Inc.'s first post-Windows DOS, quickly upgraded to Pink2 when InterLace took everything 100 % interactive and digital; by Y.D.A.U. it's kind of a dinosaur, but it's still the only DOS that'll run a MathpakVEndStat tree without having to stop and recompile every few seconds."

C, Bobby
128; "Wos' former aquaintance from crewing with slopes on the North shore for Whity Sorkin in the days of his youth"; junkie in Boston who hangs with Poor Tony and "yrstruly"; takes off patty's ear, 129; 300; henchman for Sorkin, 917;

(C2H5CO)2O2
1055; "pimple cream," (see fn 304a, p. 1062) [NOTE: this is not the chemical formula for benzoyl peroxide as some have suggested. (That formula is C14H10O4.)] And...as I was informed by a reader named Olympia McGurk, "...this is not benzoyl peroxide; its chemical name is propionyl peroxide (or more correctly but less commonly dipropionyl peroxide). It is a precursor used in the synthesis of some polymers but is most emphatically not pimple cream as DFW claims. I suspect it would burn your skin off." Although, Olympia continues, "I also realized that it could just be a printer's or editor's error: the formula would be correct for benzoyl peroxide if it were (C6H5CO)2O2 instead of (C2H5CO)2O2. The substitution of C2H5 for C6H5 (ethyl for benzyl) would be a natural error for someone who knew a little bit of chemistry but who wasn't thinking about aromatic rings."

CadaverGate
fn.26/994; "scandal thought brought down so many funeral directors in the Year of the Purdue Wonderchicken"

cages
"cages over the lightbulbs";

Cage, John
fn.24/989; his4'33 an unnamed influence of Himself'sThe Joke

Caisse de Dépôt et Placement
751; workplace of Health-Benefits administrator whose name Maranthe appropriates

Cambridge City Hospital
690;

Cameron, James
48; American filmmaker (Terminator, Aliens, Titanic, etc.)

Camus, Albert
12; Nobel Prize winning Fr. writer/philosopher

Candida Albicans
33; a dimorphous organism that can be either a yeast, in which form it is not invasive, or a fungus, in which form it is.

Cantor, Georg
82; fn.35/994

Cantrell
410; early ETA prorector; and Clipperton in YoW, 432;

Carty, Gary
891; friend of Gately's with whom he'd trap lobsters "in the pre-dawn reek of low tide"

Casey , William J.
473; former director of the CIA

Cathy or Kathy
920; beautiful R.N. who assists Gately in defecating

Chang, Michael
389; tennis pro

Chaos Theory
and tennis, 81-82; "What if heredity, instead of linear, is branching" 220; 341; fn.34/994

Chawaf, R.-L.-O.
See''''Richardson-Levy-O'Byrne-Chawaf, Ms. Soma

Cheap-O Records
129; in Boston

Checkpoint Pongo
571;

Cheers!
834; late-80s/early 90s TV sitcom, with "Sam and Carla and Nom"; Nom as Gately's "own organic father" 836; Gately's memories of, 883;

Cheery, Mo
643; owner of Cheery Oil, Troy NY, and employer of Steeply's father

Cheese, Susan T.
130; junkie in Boston; 300;

China Pearl Place
133; in Boston

Chit Chat Farms Rehabilitation of Pennsylvania State
749; where Maranthe (as Henri, the Swiss) did detox

Choosy Mothers
582; (name taken from 1970s era slogan of Jif peanut butter: "Choosy mothers choose Jif."

Chore Boys
222; 225

Chrétien, J.
384; Canadian Prime Minister & co-Vice Chair of O.N.A.N.

Christianson, Daphne
38

Chu, LaMont
112; ETA student; 328; confessing addiction to being a famous tennis star to Lyle, 388; 458; 757; filmed by Mario

Chuck or Chick
531-33; guy who shoots guy who "made him look small" in front of his girl

chyme

635-13: partly digested food passed from stomach to duodenum

Cisne
264; ETA student

CITGO
476;

Claprood, Governor
576; pre-O.N.A.N.ite governor of MA

Clarke, Mrs.
112; works in kitchen at ETA; 120; 193; "former Four-Star dessert chef" 380;

Clayt
65; "sad old ex-QB" for Arizona Cardinals

Clean and Serene
699; N. Cambridge NA group

Clenette
See Henderson, Clenette

clicks
573+4; kilometers

Clinton, Hillary R. (aka Hillary R.C.)
382;

Clipperton, Eric
407; Clipperton Brigade;fin de siecle unseeded 16-year-old tennis legend who threatened to shoot himself if he ever lost a game; 431; from Crawfordsville IN, 433; 681; 759; the Clipperton Suite in East House

Clow, Lori
fn.209/1035; ETA student playing microtennis w/Freer

CNS
292; central nervous system

cockroaches
44-45

Columbia Guide to Refractive Indices Second Edition
161; book young J.O.I., Jr. is holding in garage

Commitments
343; "some members of one Group commit to hit the road and travel to another Group's meeting to speak publicly from the podium"

Concavity Cabinet
400; Pres. of Mexico, J. Gentle, R. Tine, Sec. Int. Blaine, Sec. State Billingsley, Sec. Transp. Marty, Sec. H.E.W. Trent, Sec. Treas. Chet, Press Sec. Jay, Sec. Def. Ollie; Sec. H.U.D. Sivnik;

Consummation of the Levirates
171; old print of "minor and soft core Alexandrian mosaic" in Hal's & Mario's room; 952

Contraria Sunt Complementa
713; Latin: "We Are What We Are Against"

conversationalist, professional
28

Cortelyu, April
206; Ennet House resident

couch-potato-ism
620; "The fellowship and anonymous communion of being part of a watching crowd" as antidote, 621;

Coyle, Kyle D.
50; ETA student; 266; rooms w/Stice, 394; from Erythema AZ (outside Tucson), 453; stepdad went to "one of those men's-issues-Men's-Movement-type Meetings" 804; "having them discharges again" 868; "doesn't have his key since the accident with the whirlpool" 942;

C.P.C.P.
1019; Calgarian pro-Canadian Phalanx; 489;

cranio-facial-neuralgia
fn.24/987; one of the subjects of Himself'sKinds of Pain

crew
129; mug; rob

Criess, Jolene
514; young ETA student; 755;

Crocodiles, The
354; elder White Flaggers

croquet
104;

Csikzentmihalyi, Zoltan
98; 16-year-old, little-English speaking student at ETA; "a marginal Slavic kid" fn.324/1070;

Cukor
219; molded plastic chair of, at Notkin's apartment

Culte du Prochain Train, Le
732; of which Maranthe was a member; "La" "The Cult of the Next Train" fn.304/1058;

Culte de Baiser Sans Fin, La
fn.304/1061; "Cult of the Endless Kiss," another Québec separatist cult

C.U.S.P.
283; Clean U. S. Party, Gentle's party; "annular agnation of ultra-right jingoist. . .and far-left macrobiotic. . .a surreal union of. . .disillusioned fringes" that "swept to quadrennial victory" as a third party, 382; 1016;1022;

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