<html><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; ">As I understand it the story was published in the Johns Hopkins Literary Magazine. Does anyone have access to THEM?<br><div><div>On Aug 18, 2009, at 2:34 AM, Jim Forest wrote:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><blockquote type="cite">Marcus, I did my best trying to find the text of "A Detective Story", but so far all I have find are brick walls and blind alleys.<div><br></div><div>If you (or anyone on the list) has the text of the WP story, would you post it? Or if you have a URL that doesn't require a password, post that.</div> <div><br></div><div>Jim<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 3:24 PM,  <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:marcus@loyno.edu">marcus@loyno.edu</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;"> I’m wondering if anyone else on this list has read<br> Percy’s recently published “A Detective Story” and<br> wondered if Percy is writing his own the male life-crisis<br> fugue version of Dashiell Hammett’s “Flitcraft<br> Parable”?<br> <br> You can link to the Percy story here:<br> <br> (<a href="http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/the_hopkins_review/summary/v002/2.2.percy.html" target="_blank">http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/the_hopkins_review/summary/v002/2.2.percy.html</a><br> <br> If you Google Flitcraft you’ll find the text and lots of<br> comments.  There’s a pretty good discussion here by Alan<br> Gratz:<br> <br> <a href="http://gratzindustries.blogspot.com/2008/05/flitcraft-parable.html" target="_blank">http://gratzindustries.blogspot.com/2008/05/flitcraft-parable.html</a><br> <br> Marcus Smith<br> <font color="#888888"><br> --<br> An archive of all list discussion is available at <a href="http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/percy-l/" target="_blank">http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/percy-l/</a><br> <br> Visit the Walker Percy Project at <a href="http://www.ibiblio.org/wpercy" target="_blank">http://www.ibiblio.org/wpercy</a><br> </font></blockquote></div><br><br clear="all"><br>-- <br>Jim & Nancy Forest<br>Kanisstraat 5<br>1811 GJ Alkmaar<br>The Netherlands<br><br>Jim & Nancy site: <a href="http://www.incommunion.org/forest-flier/">www.incommunion.org/forest-flier/</a><br> In Communion site: <a href="http://www.incommunion.org">www.incommunion.org</a><br>photos: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimforest/sets/">www.flickr.com/photos/jimforest/sets/</a><br><br>revised, expanded edition of "Living With Wisdom: a biography of Thomas Merton":<br> <a href="http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/living-with-wisdom/">http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/living-with-wisdom/</a><br>revised, expanded, all-color edition of "Praying With Icons":<br><a href="http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/praying-with-icons/">http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/praying-with-icons/</a><br> "The Road to Emmaus: Pilgrimage as a Way of Life":<br><a href="http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/the-road-to-emmaus-pilgrimage-as-a-way-of-life/">http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/the-road-to-emmaus-pilgrimage-as-a-way-of-life/</a><br> "Silent as a Stone," a children's book about a community of rescuers in Paris:<br><a href="http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/silent-as-a-stone-mother-maria-of-paris-and-the-trash-can-rescue/">http://incommunion.org/forest-flier/books/silent-as-a-stone-mother-maria-of-paris-and-the-trash-can-rescue/</a><br> <br>blogs:<br><br>On Pilgrimage:<br><a href="http://jimandnancyonpilgrimage.blogspot.com/">http://jimandnancyonpilgrimage.blogspot.com/</a><br><br>A Tale of Two Kidneys:<br><a href="http://ataleof2kidneys.blogspot.com/">http://ataleof2kidneys.blogspot.com/</a><br> <br>* * *<br> </div> --<br>An archive of all list discussion is available at <a href="http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/percy-l/">http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/percy-l/</a><br><br>Visit the Walker Percy Project at <a href="http://www.ibiblio.org/wpercy">http://www.ibiblio.org/wpercy</a><br></blockquote></div><br></body></html>=