Re: RARA-AVIS: Seeking mystery novel

From: Allan Guthrie (
Date: 03 Sep 2010

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    Nelson Algren's A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE?

    ----- Original Message ----- From: "Karin Montin" <>

    > Years ago I read a novel that had the protagonist chasing the bad guys
    > (or somebody) from one small town to another in the southern U.S. A lot
    > of the towns had hot springs and were former spas, so there were big,
    > rundown old hotels. It was the first time I ever heard "Never eat at a
    > place named Ma's" and "Never play poker with a man named Doc."
    > Anyone know what book that might have been?

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