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Leonard, Elmore

Be Cool

Leonard, Elmore
Chile Palmer gets involved in the record business.

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...Edie peeling off the robe as she went into the bathroom and stepped out of her panties, the widow in her bereavement forgetting to shut the door. (page 73-74)

BONUS QUOTE:

Chili said, "What do you want me to do, learn to stutter?" And Elaine said, "Bogart in the The Maltese Falcon . That's the best line in the picture. Everything else is expository." (page 129)

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12/2000

Djibouti

Leonard, Elmore
Takes place mostly in Africa, mostly Djibouti, a place with which I was not familiar. The story moved along pretty slowly, I thought, but the ending is, well, an ending. Chapter five, paragraph, three, I think, it says "Yahama". Did no one notice, or no one cared, or the author did it on purpose?

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11/2018

Pagan Babies

Leonard, Elmore
Faux priest returns from Africa to run a scam to get funds. Very unpleasant descriptions of violence in Africa.

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7/2001

Riding The Rap

Leonard, Elmore
More sordid going-ons in Florida.

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7/1998

Road Dogs

Leonard, Elmore
Foley meets Cundo in prison, ends up in Venice (California) where Dawn is plotting to get Cundo's money.

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7/2009

Tishomingo Blues

Leonard, Elmore
High diver Dennis goes to Mississippi and meets Civil War reenactors, drug dealers, a Young Dog named Robert Taylor, and cute A lil' ol' hooker named Traci.

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9/2002

Up In Honey's Room

Leonard, Elmore
Marshal Carl Webster is looking for couple of escaped German POWs in Detroit. Several interesting quotes regarding Honey taking off her underwear could be listed, but I refrain.

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6/2008
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