This time, McPherson achieves his haunting effects in different ways.
And that means that the pressure is on McPherson, known for expletive-laced outbursts and an inability to take criticism.
McPherson is a skillful writer and a discriminating historian.
Johnson is the only model,” McPherson said, “but they are very different cats.
I began my conversation with McPherson by asking what inspired The Night Alive.
"You seem worried, Mr. McPherson," she said tenderly, as she put down the papers she had brought in for his signature.
"The nature of the whole affair is this," returned McPherson.
McPherson tried to speak, then turned and made blindly for the door.
"We are going to find out," said McPherson with sudden determination.
McPherson was to remain at the "office" and telephone them the results of the races in advance.