RARA-AVIS: Re: Roderick Thorp

From: ABQBrewer@aol.com
Date: 17 Jul 2008

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    Hi all:
       I thought he must be, but he insisted that was the case. I don't know how anyone could work with soap operas playing the background...

    Nathan Cain wrote: Could he have been pulling the reporter's leg a little?

    On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 11:06 AM, <_ABQBrewer@aol.ABQ_ (mailto:ABQBrew er@aol.com) > wrote:
    > Hi all:
    > Roderick Thorp also wrote "The Detective," a classic which was made into
    > a movie starring Frank Sinatra.
    > I interviewed Thorp for The Associated Press back in the mid-80s and
    > found him to be an interesting, friendly fellow. The thing that still
    > in
    > my mind was his work habit: He said he wrote while sprawled on his sofa,
    > watching blaring daytime TV.

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