RE: RARA-AVIS: Winslow's California Fire and Life

From: Mark Sullivan (DJ-Anonyme@webtv.net)
Date: 30 May 2010

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    John, I loved those Neal Carey books, especially the first, A Cool Breeze on the Underground, which was set in the world of punk. I also liked how Winslow radically switched the setting of the various Carey books, allowing him to have fun Carey attempting to fit into very different worlds. Those books were a lot of fun. Mark

    > To: rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com
    > From: JohnWWoolley@comcast.net
    > Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 14:25:22 +0000
    > Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Winslow's California Fire and Life
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    > Folks have recommended all of Winslow's books of the last ten years
    > and I agree thoroughly, every one of them is terrific , but
    > nobody has yet mentioned his earlier series of five books starring Neal
    > Carey. Carey's not exactly a P.I., more a kind of corporate
    > "fixer", and the books aren't as great as THE POWER OF THE
    > DOG, CALIFORNIA FIRE AND LIFE, etc., but they're very much worth
    > reading. The first is called A COOL BREEZE ON THE UNDERGROUND
    > funny, tough, sad, full of good stuff.
    >
    >
    >
    > You can't go wrong with Don Winslow. (Unless you accidentally pick
    > up one of the pornos by a *different* Don Winslow, like SLAVE GIRLS OF
    > ROME. Not to be confused.)
    >
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    > John Woolley
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