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eight nine ten's
eight nine ten's
eight nine ten's
eight nine ten's
eight nine ten's

Dough, fried. It is a humble snack, fuel for late-night stakeouts, comfort after a day toiling at the nuclear power plant.

Its pleasures are prehistoric — "fossilized ring-shaped" cakes have been unearthed, dating back 8,000 years — and democratic. Free doughnuts were handed to the huddled arrivals at Ellis Island, to lines of hollow-cheeked men during the Great Depression and to soldiers on the battlefields of the First World War, by Salvation Army volunteers who requisitioned helmets as deep fryers and punched holes with spent artillery shells.

In New York City, the doughnut no longer resembles the Dutch olykoek that Anna Joralemon started selling in 1673 from a shop on lower Broadway. Along with a hole, it has acquired glazes in Barbie hue's, fillings that wheeze forth on first bite, even do-it-yourself accessories like a syringe primed with jam, waiting to be stabbed in.

9999.9999: eight nine ten's

fifteen "sixteen"

Abstract:  fourteen
Medium:  Vinyl - Audio
Photographer:  four
Author:  five
Date:  January 1, 2000
Author:  five
ISBN:  one
Edition:  two
Pages:  three
Interviewee:  six
Interviewer:  seven
Creator:  eleven
Publisher:  twelve
Source:  thirteeen
Collection:  Test Collection - TEST (9999)


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