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Tight Like That, Christy, Jim
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Author Name:    Christy, Jim

Title:   Tight Like That

Binding:   Paperback

Book Condition:   Good

Publisher:    Anvil Press 2003

ISBN Number:   1895636493 / 9781895636499

Seller ID:   IM165013

1895636493

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When jazz musicians of the '30s and '40s were gettin' down, when things were really cookin' they'd say, Yeah, make it tight like that. It meant things were good, as good as they could get. It's a good thing in fiction, too. The stories in Jim Christy's latest collection span time and space, taking us from the depression-era Deep South to the modern-day Vancouver commute. Private eyes. Old drunks. Yuppies, hippies, and everyone in between gets the trademark Christy work-over. He roughs 'em up until they show their mettle. His characters inhabit a world where one wrong move, no matter how small, can set in motion the direst of consequences. Luckily, they don't let it get in the way of having a fine old time. Compelling, transforming, this collection makes you long for the days when a cup of coffee cost a dime, and dignity wasn't for sale.



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