Re: RARA-AVIS: Ironweed

From: Kerry (
Date: 10 Mar 2002

At 11:53 AM 3/10/02 -0600, you wrote:

>The movie is a good adaption of the book, it doesn't touch the book though.
>Ironweed is one of the best books out there and a Pulitzer winner. Ironweed
>is the third and last of Kennedy's Albany novels and it meets all
>hardboiled and noir definitions I can think of. Worthy of putting at the
>top of a Books to read stack.
> I haven't read Roscoe yet but I will get to it I'm sure. Kennedy is an
>outstanding author.

Roscoe is Kennedy's latest, and definitely an Albany book. I believe all of his novels are located there. Ironweed won a Pulitzer, no? Friend of mine who's read both actually favours Roscoe.


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