RARA-AVIS: Re: Noir involving US chattel slavery

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 23 May 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Richard Moore" <moorich@...> wrote:
> "The Neccessity of His Condition" was a great story. Davidson wrote
> so many fine stories. There was one collection of his mystery
> stories published after his death. Few are noir but I am a sucker
> for anything by him. There was also a hard-to-find collection of his
> true crime pieces published by Regency Books in the early 1960s that
> I have around here somewhere. As with the "Necessity" short story,
> Davidson did a great deal of research for the articles even though
> the magazine word rate was low. I especially recall the article on
> Devil's Island, one of the great noir locations in the world and in
> literature.

You know what, now that you mention the title, it does sound very familiar....



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