Re: RARA-AVIS: The Big Con

joseph (
Thu, 2 Sep 1999 23:30:14 -0800

>I just noticed the new edition of The Big Con in a book store yesterday.
>It has a new introduction by Luc Sante, right? Sante cited The Big Con
>numerous times in his great book Low Life, about the life of ordinary
>people in New York in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. I already
>have an old copy of The Big Con, but how is Sante's intro?
Yes it does have a Luc Sante intro. It is pretty interesting. I have not read the Big Con before.


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