"The horse was gone in the morning. Boots Walking in America vaguely remembered waking in the middle of the night to trade the horse to an escaped convict for three crumbs of cheesecake."
"Boots Walking in America smeared the mayonnaise on his shirt. He remembered napkins. He wiped his shirt with a napkin. He did not pout."
"Boots Walking in America decided that if he found a man selling trout he would buy three trout from this man. He would eat one of the trout and then put the other two in his new boots to save for later."
A PICARESQUE HOVEL