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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Story written in 1967

In Philly, I had the end seat and ran errands for sandwiches, so forth. Jim, the early bartender, would let me in at 5:30 a.m. while he was mopping and I'd have free drinks until the crowd came in at 7 a.m.I'd close the bar at 2 a.m., which didn't give me much time for sleep. But I wasn't doing much those days—sleeping, eating or anything else...


On Drinking - pg. 23 - 2019

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Open City - October 4-10 - 1967

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