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Ego-Boo (Belated) [Dec. 9th, 2003|10:02 am]
Young Geoffrey
It's not exactly a 7-figure advance for a novel, but I'll take positive reinforcement where I can get it.


Since the Globe doesn't keep letters of comment on its site very long, for the record, here is the text of the letter they published.

Body counts

Thursday, December 4, 2003 - Page A24

Toronto -- Body counts

John Wildgust's objection to John Ibbitson's comparison of the tobacco industry with a Colombian drug cartel is well-taken (Extreme Portrayal -- Dec. 2). All of the drug cartels in Colombia combined have a long way to go before their body count approaches that of the tobacco industry.

And yes, for those who know me: I am well aware of the irony inherent in the fact I am still a smoker.