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Even though I made the phone call, it was really Steven who put me on that plane. I wanted to fly out at dawn. “Let’s wait till after breakfast,” he said. “Change to a later flight.”

By that time everything was sold out except a few seats on Doomed Flight…


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Bat Masterson! Fred Astaire! Both were debonair dudes with canes I remember fondly from my (black and white) TV-watching youth. Fred’s movies were often featured on those ubiquitous “Classic Movie of the Day” shows. “Bat Masterson” was a prime time hit from 1958–1961.

Bat and Fred were sophisticated. Sexy. Watching…


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Jane sits on the floor in the children’s section, a stack of paperbacks on the floor beside her. Ten years old, in jeans and a striped T shirt, Jane’s cropped brown hair and bangs frame a face that is clever rather than pretty. …

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