Re: RARA-AVIS: Pauline C. Smith

From: Nathan Cain (
Date: 15 May 2008

Mr. LaSalle, I hear, was quite crafty. I understand he once convinced a certain publisher he was three different people in order to get three of his novels published at the same time.

On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Bill Crider <> wrote:
> Many years ago, when I was editing a book called MASS-MARKET PUBLISHING IN
> AMERICA, I wrote Pauline C. Smith a letter to ask about Chicago Paperback
> House so I could write a short article for the book. I got the address from
> CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS, I believe, and she responded with some very good info
> on the publisher. So she's real, unless Emerson LaSalle was using her
> address and responded in her stead, which I suppose is quite possible.
> Bill Crider
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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