Re: RARA-AVIS: Charlie Huston's Caught Stealing

From: al_guthrie65 (
Date: 30 Dec 2006

What consistently astonishes me is how few mistakes these guys made. Writing at speed, often publishing first-draft material, using a typewriter and with no internet access to fact check, I'm impressed in all sorts of ways.


--- In, Michael Robison
<miker_zspider@...> wrote:
> Generally they don't bother me, but reading Goodis's
> Cassidy's Girl, he talks about Cassidy going into the
> bus station in the morning and checking the tires,
> adjusting the carburetor, doing a tune-up, and then
> noticing the springs are worn so he finds a set in the
> backroom and changes them, then does the day's run. I
> had to laugh. It's obvious that Goodis didn't have a
> clue what changing a set of springs on a bus would
> require.
> miker

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