Re: RARA-AVIS: DRIVEN, an open letter to George Tuttle...

From: Jeff Vorzimmer (
Date: 02 Oct 2008

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    Quite a few of us on the list have read Driven. I think I was the most recent to read it and post about it. I rather enjoyed it and it has stayed with me over the last year or so.


    >> Has anyone read this novel? I'd heard of it in passing
    >> once or twice
    >> before, but had never sought it out and am now thinking
    >> perhaps I should.
    >> For a "noir classic" it seems to have kept a
    >> pretty low profile.
    > A short time later George himself emailed me and, along with giving me a
    > bit
    > more information about the book, was kind enough to offer me his copy of
    > DRIVEN. Since I'd hadn't yet had a great deal of success tracking down a
    > copy at a decent price, I took George up on his gracious offer. I offered
    > to at least pay for the shipping, but -- no surprise -- George refused.
    > DRIVEN arrived in today's mail, and I'd like to give George a public
    > thanks.
    > It's people like him who make this list so wonderful -- friendly folks who
    > are not only generous in their knowledge of things noir and
    > hardboiled...but
    > in every other sense of the word.
    > Thanks again, George -- I'm really looking forward to reading this book.
    > Ron C.
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