I telephoned their office with the intention of informing them myself.
To the Polish general he replied to the same effect, informing him that he was already under the command of the German.
Two days after landing in the United States, Dean received a phone call from Fred O'Connor, the stepfather he'd yet to meet, informing him his mother was gravely ill.
Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.
Now, half a year later, came the feared phone call informing them that Martha too was leaving.