By Jonathan Lethem
In a weird and wonderful, noirish global shared via humans and clever animals, Conrad Metcalf, a human deepest detective, reveals considered one of his instances has drawn him right into a clash among gangsters and the Inquisitor's place of work.
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No one doubted their financial acumen—the figures spoke for themselves—but their management style was bizarre, to say the least. They traded punches and insults with each other with equal frequency. Muscle, not mediation, was the watchword when these two got together. Jim, two years his brother’s senior and the more reserved of the two, adopted an almost paternal air toward Artie. But on a cold, raw San Franciscan night in February 1991, the two men had their final argument. M. on the twenty-seventh, police were summoned to Artie Mitchell’s house by his girlfriend, Julie Bajo.
Charles Stielow DATE: 1915 LOCATION: West Shelby, New York SIGNIFICANCE: The role of expert witnesses has often been shrouded in controversy. For the most part their evidence is given impartially, but, as demonstrated here, arrogance and greed often cloud purportedly objective testimony. M. on March 22, 1915, Charles Stielow, a German immigrant of enormous strength and feeble intellect, awoke at the farm where he worked in West Shelby, New York. Walking to the barn to begin his day’s work, he discovered the body of Margaret Wolcott, the farm housekeeper.
There were splashes of blood on the floor and running board, and under the passenger seat lay an empty cartridge case. This was handed to Robert Churchill for analysis. Churchill came from a family of London gunsmiths that made and sold sporting guns and rifles, but his real interest lay in the study of weapons and their projectiles. On those rare occasions when Scotland Yard needed to consult a firearms expert, his was the opinion in demand. He identified the cartridge as a Mark IV, an obsolete bullet filled with black powder and manufactured at the Woolwich Arsenal in 1914.
Gun, With Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem