Monday, April 11, 2022

Scent of Evil


Book menu for Scent of Evil by Archer Mayor

Food mentioned in Scent of Evil
Coffee, 10, 58, 64, 68, 274, 325
Cheetos, 27
Coke, 27
Pigs-in-a-blanket, 42
Fruit cocktail, 42
Doughnuts, 58
     Banana cream, 68
     Honey-dipped chocolate, 68
Orange juice, 68
Pizza, 68
Fruit salad, 131
Iced tea, 131
Ice cream, 131
Blue and cream cheese stuffed celery 131
Carrot soup, 131
Beer, 155
Ginger ale, 182
Ham and cheese grinders, 294

Books mentioned in Scent of Evil:
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes / Arthur Conan Doyle, 10
The Joy of Sex / Alex Comfort, 45
Charles Dickens, 144
Harold Robbins, 144
Ernest Hemingway, 214
     The Old Man and the Sea, 214
Physician's Desk Reference, 341

Movies mentioned in Scent of Evil:
Inherit the Wind, 61

TV shows mentioned in Scent of Evil:
Miami Vice, 83, 142

Magazines mentioned in Scent of Evil:
Fine Home Building, 235
New York Times Magazine, 235
Consumer Reports, 310
Road and Track, 310

Discussable quote from Scent of Evil:
"I began wondering what it was that had prompted me as a young man to pursue a line of business so dedicated to exposing society's least attractive habits." (page 308)

Page numbers refer to the hardcover edition (ISBN: 0892964715)

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