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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Story written in 1974

He was sitting up at his place one night. He hadn't had a woman in three or four years. He engaged in masturbation, drinking, and a grim yet comfortable isolation. He had often thought of being a writer and had bought a second-hand typewriter, but no writing had come of it...


The Bell Tolls for No One - pg. 165 - 2015

Magazines and periodicals

Los Angeles Free Press - No. 517 - June 14 - 1974
Los Angeles Free Press - No. 518 - June 21 - 1974

External links

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