RE: RARA-AVIS: Re:Hammett & Chandler & Burroughs/Black Mask Hard Boiled

From: John & Carrie (
Date: 12 Apr 2000

Doug sed:

> I'm not sure if this is the same book you're talking
> about, but out of coincidence I just bought Jack
> Black's YOU CAN'T WIN, the bestselling 1926 memoir of
> a hobo and small-time hood. According to the back
> cover, it had a big influence on the young Burroughs.

Yep, that's the one!


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