Re: RARA-AVIS: Prison Writing (was Ross Thomas etc)

Date: 03 Aug 2004


Re your comment below:

> ...I stumpled upon this remarkable piece
> of prison memoir (not by Thomas) which
> I suspect some list members might enjoy. Here's the
> link -

> - the first section
> in particular is about as hardboiled as it comes.

Hardboiled, perhaps, but not ballistically accurate. The S&W 39 had an 8-shot magazine, giving it a 9-shot if you carried it with one in the chamber. It was the S&W 59 that had the hi-cap magazine.


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