Re: RARA-AVIS: re: Pelecanos quote

From: Jim Beaver (
Date: 30 Jun 2000

> On 1 Jul 00, at 10:00, Hugh Lessig wrote:
> > I'm still relatively new to HB and trying to
> > learn more. Who else besides Pelecanos is known for having a strong
> > regional flavor to their stories? I'm particularly interested in stories
> > based in the here and now, not SF of the 30s and 40s or Ellroy's LA of
> > 50s. Nothing wrong with them, but I'd like to find the best HB writers
> > do the best job of identifying with a city or a part of the country ....

There's this guy, Bill Crider, who seems to have Texas down pretty good.

Jim Beaver

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