Re: RARA-AVIS: Brackett and other 40's hardboiled women

Date: 18 Oct 2002

In a message dated 10/18/2002 12:52:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> Incidentally, Steve, I got the Brackett title you listed above from
> Abebooks. It's a cute
> little pamphlet type thing, and it's got a 15 cent price on it. Oddest
> format I ever seen
> for a novel. Is this what the older dime novels looked
> like? I had to pay
> 20 bucks for
> the darn thing! Hahaha!

Actually I was talking about the reprint of the title story plus some other short fiction of LB's that Dennis McMillan printed in about 1999. I don't know how expensive or available it is now, since I got mine when it came out, but it's a gorgeous book. Here's a link to a page describing it's contents. The link is from Kevin's ThrillingDetective web site. My favorite website (except during football season, when it's tied with ESPN for that honor - but TD is a winner year round). Steven

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