But seventy-two hours ago he hadn't really understood what Avi meant by lanes, so he just said, "Yeah, I've seen the lane thing."
"At Manila, they have a whole lane just for returning OCWs!"
"Overseas Contract Workers. Filipinos working abroad--because the economy of the Philippines is so lame. [...]
See how he uses a flashback at the right place?
There's more than just good exposition to relish in this book and it's time I turned a few more pages. So much for all the regular reading material awaiting my attention.