Re: RARA-AVIS: Long Haul by A I Bezzerides

From: Jeff Vorzimmer (
Date: 15 Oct 2008

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    I guess I meant Thieves Market. Highway was the movie based on it. Long Haul was made into a crime film by rewriting the last half of the story.


    >> "Is Thieves Highway crime fiction?"
    > I would say that Thieves' Highway is definitely noir but not crime
    > fiction. The protagonists
    > are two truck drivers who are just trying to do their job when things fall
    > apart, but they're not
    > planning any crime. Crimes are committed, but that's definitely not the
    > focus of the novel.
    > It's more about the general lawlessness in the farming and hauling
    > industry at the time and
    > how the workers are kept down by The Man.

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