RARA-AVIS: Re: Mickey Spillane RIP

From: harding.tocrime ( harding.tocrime@yahoo.ca)
Date: 18 Jul 2006

Sad tidings indeed. Regardless of the debate around some of his controversial sentiments, the guy had impact on the genre. Like a commet striking the earth.

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Crider" <macavityabc@...> wrote:
> I was sorry to hear this news. I've mentioned before that I'm an
> unapologetic Spillane fan. I was lucky enough to meet him at the
> Bouchercon in 1981, where he was a funny, entertaining and
accessible guest
> of honor.
> I heard rumors that he was near death all weekend at ConMisterio in
> I'm saddened to hear that the rumors were true.
> Bill Crider
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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