RE: RARA-AVIS: Hard-boiled music

From: John & Carrie (
Date: 04 Apr 2000

Mark sed:

> I also think the use of music is somewhat generational. It's often used
> to establish character in contemporary HB (Pelecanos is big on this) --
> was Michael Cormany the first to use it in the ritual scene where the PI
> establishes himself as cooler than the cop, who, in this case,
> mispronounced Husker Du?

Which book is this? I loved Husker Du!!! I first read Charles Willeford's Wild Wives with a brand new CD of Portishead's Dummy. Damn, they do go hand in hand.


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