RE: RARA-AVIS: Jim Thompson: Where'd He Go?

From: Ron Clinton (
Date: 19 Feb 2010

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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: [] On
    > Behalf Of Kevin Burton Smith
    > Hmmm... has anyone written (or can recommend) a really good biography on
    > Thompson, something on the level of Tom Nolan's amazing Ross Macdonald
    > a few years ago? Thompson's life, and his subsequent literary reevaluation
    > rediscovery, would probably make for a very good read.

    Robert Polito - Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson. Highly recommended.

    There's another has a gray dj...but I'll be damned if I can remember the title. Maybe someone else can. Either way, Polito's book is the one you want.

    Ron C.

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