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“Die! Die!” he shouted. Screaming from defeat, he had almost sailed into the bay when the fan belt broke coming over the bridge at 90mph. A churning sea would have come up at him with death in its foam. “Did … Continue reading

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THE PAWNSHOP I often stood in front of the pawnshop on 125th street and Lenox Avenue. I talked with the owner, Sydney Bernstein, who belonged to the same golf club as me,  and with the customers. Sydney was a lousy … Continue reading

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In 1952, Irving Raskin, a theatrical agent and a scratch golfer with a gambler’s nerves of steel, was accused of a grave breach of the rules of amateur golf: He had represented himself as an amateur when in fact he … Continue reading

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