The Hounds of Heaven…

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Us Kids’ Favorite Game

Our favorite game in those first months of 1944 was the hunt for mother, tracking her like young hound dogs, down to the plaza and cantinas, over to La Fonda and Alfonso to ask which Bohemians she left with, calling Lucy, the town operator, to find where her last calls came from or went, over to Jack Stacey’s to see if one of his taxis’d taken her somewhere, Geri Granger’s, Joan Jordan’s, Stanley Breneiser’s, Shusie’s? God’s place? George Blodgett’s?

We were the hunters, Maid Marion the game. Whenever we found her was a time for the laughter of discovery, and her special joy at being tracked down by her kids.
We wanted her to be free always…so we could find her again. It was the best-ever game…

(From the soon-to-be-published THE KID FROM SANTA FE, from www.augustawindpress.com)

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  1. John, is Kid from Santa Fe available yet? I wanna copy! Cathy

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