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The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet

The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet Art

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June 1985

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Date
Story Collection
June 1985

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Name
Description
Marsha
Paul's agent's wife.
Meg
Wife of Paul
Paul
Writer and husband of Meg
Baker, Jared
Assistant fiction editor at Esquire Magazine
Bellis
Henry Wilson's Fornit
Bellis, Miss
Maiden name of Henry Wilson's mother
Dohegan, Jim
Boss of Henry Wilson at Logan's Magazine
Hagen, Tim
Writer
Jackson, Shirley
Wrote "The Lottery"
Lindsay, John
On the cover of Logan's magazine
Lockridge, Ross
Mentioned in passing
Moore, Marianne
Coined the phrase "Flexible Bullet"
Morrison, Janey
Jim Dohegan's secretary
Plath, Sylvia
Writer
Rackne
The fornit in Reg Thorp's typewriter. Brother of Bellis
Rivers, Andy
Editor of fiction for American Crossings magazine
Rulin, Gertrude
Black woman hired by Thorpe to help clean the house
Rulin, Jimmy
Son of Gertrude. Shot the Fornit in Reg's typewriter
Rulin, Mr.
Husband of Gertrude
Sexton, Anne
Writer
Strong, Mert
Worked in Logan's publicity office
Thorpe, Jane
Wife of Reg
Thorpe, Reg
The writer who is slowly going insane.
Updike, John
Writer
Vadar, Sam
On the board of directors for Logan's magazine
Wilson, Henry
Editor of fiction for Logan's magazine.
Wilson, Mrs.
Mother of Henry
Younger, Kate
Worked in Logan's ad department
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