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The Paper Route

9 pages5 minutes


The author recalls some hairy incidents and particular customers on his newspaper route in east Charlotte in the late '70s. The ending is a graphic surprise.

Approx. 1500 words.

If this tale were a movie it would most likely be rated PG-13 (for a foul language outburst).

Sex: None.
Violence: None.
Mr. Malloy: Absent.
Real-life accuracy: Extremely high.
Strangeness level: Low.

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