Thursday, October 6, 2016

Eleven Miles of Night: Reading #92:





Earl’s Market was a fraction of the size of a comparable business establishment in the city or suburbs. The building appeared to be not much larger than a barn or a shed. Walking past a pickup truck parked in the cramped customer lot, Jason stowed his camcorder in his backpack before entering. The camcorder would only produce suspicion and possibly a lot of questions. Jason knew from his previous filmmaking work that business owners were often touchy about the presence of an unauthorized camera in their places of operation. In every city, there was a local news reporter who specialized in doing undercover exposé pieces about abuses and chicanery at local-area businesses. It was difficult to imagine what might interest a reporter at a tiny roadside country market like this; but the camera was a question best avoided, nonetheless....

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