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Portland Noir by Kevin Sampsell
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Jun 07, 2009

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There were some interesting short pieces in this collection (I'm not a big fan of short fiction). It makes me appreciate even more what a stellar job the likes of Raymond Chandler did in capturing a whole city neighborhood by neighborhood in his L.A. novels.

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“Lore is my favorite kind of story. Because it's not only historical, it's a lie everyone knows is a lie but tells anyway. I love that. Of course every story I tell is true. Completely true. Completely and utterly at least five-eighths of the way to being true, which is truer than any piece of lore and truer than most truths you'll hear.”
Kevin Sampsell editor "Shanghaied" by Gigi Little, Portland Noir

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