Not Like Tramps

Cromwell. © Chris Bronsk 2014.
Cromwell. © Chris Bronsk 2014.
Wait It Out. © Chris Bronsk 2014.
Wait It Out. © Chris Bronsk 2014.
Return. © Chris Bronsk 2014.
Return. © Chris Bronsk 2014.

“And here was another place and another girl. Oh, how lonely she was, from away back in Minnesota. A good family too. Sure, honey. Tell my tired ears about your good family. They owned a lot of property, and then the depression came. Well, how sad, how tragic. And now you work down here in a Fifth Street dive, and your name is Evelyn, poor Evelyn, and the folks out here too, and you have the cutest sister, not like the tramps you meet down here, a swell girl and you ask me if I want to meet your sister.” —John Fante, Ask the Dust

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