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Waiting for the Happy Times to End: Jim Gavin’s Middle Men

Simon & Schuster, February 2013 Reviewed by Douglas Silver Thomas Pynchon observed of Los Angeles’ environs in The Crying of Lot 49: “Like so many named places in California it was less an identifiable city than a grouping of concepts—census tracts, special purpose bond-issue districts, shopping nuclei, all overlaid with access roads to its own

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March 13, 2013

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