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I don't understand what Max means when he talks about a standover man?

What exactly is a standover man? Why is Liesel considered the best standover man of all?

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Liesel has stood behind Max and helped him through the time he's spent on Himmel Street. She stayed with him when he was sick, when he needed someone to talk to, and they shared many things in common. A standover man is someone who watches over you....


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