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The Gut-Wringing Machine

Story written in 1969

Danforth hung the bodies up one by one after they had been wrung through the wringer. Bagley sat by the phones. "how many we got?"
"19. looks like a good day."..


Erections, Ejaculations and General Tales of Ordinary Madness - pg. 47 - 1972
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town and Other Stories - pg. 47 - 1983

Alternate titles or versions, draft titles

Notes of a Dirty Old Man

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