The Press: Boston's Uncommon Scold

George Frazier is a man of muscular opinions. To him, Harry Belafonte is "America's number one slave"; Mississippi's Governor Ross Barnett is a "son of a bitch"; Roger Maris is a "fink" and Mickey Mantle is an "unfrocked fink." In Frazier's considered judgment, "all hockey players are crazy," all Texans are "a little ridiculous," and Brooks Brothers "is like a giant class reunion."

Frazier is also constantly upset at life's imbalances. He is dispirited to find cars, not deer, at deer crossings; and when his thoughts drift to Howard Johnson's—a direction that Frazier's corpus...

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