She faded out for a moment as more tears plunked down onto the photo album she was holding with its tattered, seventies-style psychedelic cover.
"They're trying to impress you, like they're big shots, then you look over and they're looking through tattered covers that sell for a buck."
After repeating several whispered supplications, the assassin turned to the back of the book and removed a coded list of names, hidden beneath the tattered cover.
He ran his finger over the tattered cover.
Kicking through the debris, they found nothing of interest beyond a tattered, water-soaked cover of Life magazine featuring Betty Grable's legs, and a half-buried metal tank with a pump handle mounted on the outside.
There is not a tattered cover which does not bring its mellow memories to me.
Orogastus opened the tattered cover, upon which much-faded gilt lettering could be seen.
Her plank and cinder-block shelves overflowed with spy novels and travel books, many of them coffee-table size, their tattered covers suggesting she'd bought them secondhand.
Within these tattered covers, dawning realization of his own mortality might turn a boy into a poet, not a dark machine of destruction.
It had taken hold of the queen, lifting her away from the tattered covers of the bed.