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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