Re: RARA-AVIS: Ross Macdonald birthday

From: Jacques Debierue (
Date: 13 Dec 2004

--- In, DJ-Anonyme@w... wrote:
<<Lew Archer credits it to a wise man from Chicago, implying, but not naming, Nelson Algren. The line, part of a longer set of warnings, is in Algren's Walk on the Wild Side.>>

Ah, Nelson Algren, a fine writer and humanitarian (he reportedly actively helped Simone de Beauvoir achieve her first orgasm). Maybe his line has to do with Simone... though the story in
_Walk_ disguises it very well.



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