RE: RARA-AVIS: Nominations

From: Anthony Dauer (
Date: 23 Mar 2002

Since nominations have gone beyond traditional hardboiled characters ...

  Sheriff Andy Taylor

... never carried a gun, dealt with corrupt government officials, organized crime, moonshiners, had a pre-martial on-going relationship with one of the ladies in town. Upheld justice above and beyond the laws limitations. His character was balanced with an incompetent partner who followed the traditional role of a police officer and thus contrasted Andy's outsider and lone wolf persona. The first country noir hardboiled hero.

Anthony Dauer
Alexandria, Virginia

2nd Annual Country Noir Issue ...
... submit by 4 May 2002

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