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The year was 1957. Sputnik was launched & the Space Age was born. Me, too.
The next event of any significance happened in '69. I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey for the 1st time & my 12-year-old self thought that it was the best thing I'd ever seen, despite a total lack of knowledge of LSD. Also, the Moon landing dominated the news. Astronauts were heroes. For a skinny, uncoordinated kid with bad eyes & a fear of heights, it was a time when I realized that no matter how crazy my dream, no matter how high my goal, I was still just a skinny, uncoordinated kid with bad eyes & a fear of heights. I didn't stand a snowball's chance in hell of ever being an astronaut.
Cut to '74, when I received the results of my high school aptitude
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Review of "The Holy Terror" by Wayne Allen Sallee, 1992

     What I like -- what I've always liked -- about Wayne Allen Sallee's writing is that he is a quintessentially Chicago writer, in the way I have always seen Nelson Algren. He writes stories like "In the Shank of the Night", from the collection "Fiends by Torchlight", with Chicago policeman Frank St. Cyr, that, to me at least, capture the sound and feel of the city, along with being just a gr... Read more of this blog post »
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