Origins of The Falcon Dirk – Part Two

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I remember when I saw the movie The Firm (John Grisham) years ago. I was interested in it primarily because it was set in Memphis. I had lived in Memphis for a number of years, but had not seen any movies that had been filmed there or based on Memphis. I thought at the time that I would include Memphis in a book, if I ever wrote one. And so I did.

Memphis has many interesting qualities, but the most interesting to me is the Mississippi River and the waterfront. A slight stretch inland from the waterfront will also encompass the Beale Street district, the next most interesting part of Memphis. I created a location for the purpose of my book. It is a place I would want to have if I lived on the river downtown. Read the rest of this entry »