RARA-AVIS: 100 Best HB

From: William Denton ( buff@pobox.com)
Date: 09 Apr 2002

Another forward.

---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 08:59:37 -0700 (PDT) From: Mr. English < menglish47@yahoo.com> To: rara-avis@icomm.ca Cc: buff@pobox.com Subject: 100 Best HB

Sorry about the number of write-ins. Unsuccessfully I tried sending my nominations to the list pre-April Fools twice.

Dave "The Enforcer" Klein (White Jazz, James Ellroy) (Surprised he wasn't nominated)

Nat Harbin (The Burglar, David Goodis)

Ed and Am Hunter (series, Fredric Brown)

80. MIKE Dolan (No Pockets in a Shroud, Horace McCoy)

Frank Dillon (A Hell of a Woman, Jim Thompson)

Larry "Fuzz-o" Dolman, Eddie Miller, Don Luchessi, Hank Norton (The Shark-Infested Custard, Charles Willeford)

Rene Shade (series, Daniel Woodrell) (Again surprised.)

100. Fang Mulheisen (series, Jon A. Jackson)

172. Lenore Thomas (Box Nine, Jack O'Connell)

Ruby Black (The Scene, Clarence Cooper, Jr.)

Lenny Jack (The Jones Men, Vern E. Smith)

Whiskey priest (The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene)

55. Coffin Ed Johnson & Gravedige Jones (series, Chester Himes) 73. Dimitri Karras (series, George Pelecanos)186. Marcus Clay (series, George Pelecanos) 89. Eddie Coyle (THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE, George V. Higgins) 128. Hoke Moseley (series, Charles Willeford) 144 James Figueras( Burnt Orange Heresy, Charles Willeford) 178. Lou Ford (KILLER INSIDE ME and WILD TOWN, Jim Thompson) 239. Pinky (BRIGHTON ROCK, Graham Greene) 275. Stan Carlisle (NIGHTMARE ALLEY, William Lindsay Gresham) 281. The Continental Op (series, Dashiell Hammett)


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