Re: RARA-AVIS: Pelecanos's Shoedog

From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 11 Sep 2004

----- Original Message ----- From: "Jan Long" <> To: <> Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 4:09 AM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Pelecanos's Shoedog

> "E.Borgers" wrote:
> >
> > SHOEDOG is the worst novel by Pelecanos I read. I really didn't like
> > it at all and I didn't read other novels by Pelecanos for years
> > because of that....
> On the other hand, it's the book that got me hooked on Pelecanos. I'd
> avoided reading anything of his because I didn't think they sounded like
> "my kind of books." I basically grabbed SHOEDOG from the library shelf
> out of frustration at not finding anything I was actually looking for.
> Once I started reading it, I blew right through it and immediately went
> in search of his other books.

Too bad I didn't read SHOEDOG before I read RIGHT AS RAIN.

Brian Thornton

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