Re: RARA-AVIS: Boiling a Frog: Al

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 16 Sep 2002

miker wrote:

"The closest book scene I can think of would be in Earl Thompson's GARDEN OF SAND, where Jack boils a turtle in hot oil. He found the results less than satisfactory."

Now you don't want to approach questions about turtle meat lightly. Johnny Paycheck went to jail for aggravated assault after shooting a man in the head (he survived) following an argument over the relative merits of deer and turtle meat (Paycheck felt the guy, Larry Wise, had implied he was a "country hick" for liking the latter).


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