Re: RARA-AVIS: John D. MacDonald

From: Ray Skirsky (
Date: 05 Oct 2001

At 11:59 AM 10/4/2001 -0400, David Bell wrote:

>I just found a copy of this in a Half-Price Books near my house. There's a
>blurb by Stephen King that says "One of the great American novels of the 20th
>century. It ranks with Death of a Salesman. It ranks with An American
>PS--I know Death of a Salesman isn't a novel. I assume King knows it too.

King is famous for his enthusiastic blurbs for mediocre work. This is not necessarily a slam at JDM, since King also gives the same blurbs for good work. He just likes to encourage people to buy books, I guess.


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