Sunday 26 January 2020

He Had No Debts

        The clothes had a timeless look, indifferent to the calendar and the mens fashion columns. The man's full name was Edward Webster Lynn and his sole occupation was here at the Hut where he played the piano six nights a week between nine and two. His salary was thirty dollars, and with tips his weekly income was anywhere from thirty-five to forty. It more than paid for his requirements. He was unmarried, he didn't own a car, and he had no debts or obligations.

David Goodis
Shoot the Piano Player

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