Re: RARA-AVIS: Hemingway, Hammett, Chandler and Parker

From: George Upper (
Date: 16 May 2002

--- JIM DOHERTY <> wrote:
> Didn't Spenser appear in his own version of RED
> HARVEST. I think it was called PALE KINGS AND
> PRINCES. Cocaine dealer rather bootlegggers, but
> the
> same basic "town-tamer" plot (though not as well
> done).

Jim, your memory serves you correctly. The town is Wheaton, in western Mass. (I don't know if there really is a Wheaton, MA or not). POTSHOT, the latest Spenser, is similar in that it also involves town-taming. But it's more like THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN than RED HARVEST.


===== George C. Upper III, Editor The Lightning Bell Poetry Journal

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