Re: RARA-AVIS: Enjoyment/Jim Thompson

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 25 Dec 2003

Kent Morgan wrote:

> Although I am very quiet on this list, I just wanted to take a moment to
> how much I enjoy receiving the daily digests and the discussion and debate
> among the experts and wish everyone all the best over the festive season.
> Yesterday I found a nice Christmas present for myself - A Fawcett Gold
> PBO first of Jim Thompson's Texas by the Tail. It's in better condition
> any copies for sale on the large bookseller sites and my cost was 25 cents
> Canadian. And there was a parking meter with time on it in front of the
> Goodwill Store.

********************* Certain used book stores have lots of books I drool over, but there's a special satisfaction in sifting through all the flotsam and jetsam and finding something nice for cheap at the thrift stores. Next week I'll make my annual pilgrimage to the Indianapolis thrift stores to try my luck.

Congratulations on the Thompson find.


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