Re: RARA-AVIS: "Evan Hunter" et al ...

From: John Williams (
Date: 29 Mar 2003

Al referred to my earlier email in which I mentioned

> > I too can attest to this - a quick search for Lombino in the archives
> > find the story of how McBain came to accuse me of
> > (and immortalise my name in an 87th precinct novel)
> The Steve Carella rant you refer to is quoted on McBain's website
> Sadly, it stops short of the bit where your name is mentioned, John (or is
> this the expurgated version?).

Yes its the expurgated version because in an initial atack of humourlessness I had my lawyer tell McBain to cease and desist from calling me a racist, which he agreed to do, though I have to say I never checked subsequent editions of Kiss.


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