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Tuesday, 6 September 2011

All Night Gas


        ......... his introduction to Hattiesburg was an all night gas station on highway 49 where a lone teenager-slash-halfwit was capturing 'pinching' bugs attracted by the bright lights and coralling them in a bucket of sand he kept inside his little glass booth, a diversion he favoured because, as he said, he liked to watch the bugs kill each other.


Double Down ; Reflections on Gambling and Loss
Frederick and Steve Barthelme
1999

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Peter Helck

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