Musicians such as Charlie Parker, Count Basie, and Lester Young exuded the aura of outsider-as-insider.
The neighbor Lov Bensey, returning from town with a bag of turnips, stops at the Lester property.
Lester Pearson predicted that he would be the last Canadian prime minister to speak only English.
Two days later, when Lester Patrick and Frank Boucher called him up to their room to sign him, he just shook his head.
When Lester discovers that Angela would be more into him if he were in better shape, he starts pumping iron in his garage.
And Lester—subconsciously perhaps—was thinking the same thing.
Brabant stopped in his walk, and Lester and Pedro Diaz drew aside a little.
Would the sharp eyes of love detect the difference between himself and Lester Armstrong, whom he was impersonating?
The next instant Lester launched out and struck him on the mouth.
Only Japan seemed so far off, and somehow she had liked the thought that Lester was near her—somewhere in the city.