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Robert Dunn reads from his rock 'n roll novel 'Pink Cadillac' at the Small Press Book Fair
Award-winning writer and rock 'n roller Robert Dunn, who founded the rock group Thin Wild Mercury and has written for major magazines and literary journals, surfaced at the Small Press Book Fair in December, 2006 to read from his underground hit novel Pink Cadillac (Coral Press; July, 2001) about a bluesy babe named Daisy and her unlikely run-in with Elvis Presley and his pink cadillac as she searches for a long lost rock 'n roll recording.

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