Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Andrew Vachss - Burke series

From: Joe Dante (
Date: 16 Aug 2001

At 8/16/01 12:34 AM, Brian Evankovich wrote:
>I thoroughly enoy the Burke books and Vachss in general, although I never
>got into the Cross material (he included short "Cross" stories in the
>"Born Bad" and "Everybody Pays" short story collections).


Have you seen the audiobook collection, "Proving It"? 27 shorts by Vachss recorded by Burt Reynolds (think Sharkey's Machine, NOT Smokey & the Bandit). I'm most of the way through it now, and gotta say I'm impressed. I think Vachss is better sometimes in short form, and this collection seems to bring out the things I like.

I got the thing at Amazon, but I think Vachss' website has all the details:

... and to add to the comics thread, I liked "Cross" too, but the artwork inside (the Geof Darrow covers were amazing) sucked.

Joe D.

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