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My Book Beginnings is taken from THE SONG OF THE JADE LILY by Kirsty Manning:
"This was the first time she had broken Papa's rules. Romy's throat tightened as she fingered the refugee pass in her jacket pocket and stepped closer to the ghetto's checkpoint."