RARA-AVIS: Re: Ed McBain's "Learning to Kill"

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 01 Feb 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, <funkmasterj@...> wrote:

> > >
> > There was one collection put out by Five Star some years ago. It had
> > some excellent stories in it, including one that (according to McCain)
> > had been rejected 99 times!
> Would that be John McCain? :)

Lapsus dactilae... there's a story to be written, though, about a guy who ran 99 times (bowling alley employees association, the school board all the way to the presidency) and lost every election... until he was elected something and his life changed. Maybe it's been written.



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