"I went to the archives of the Boston Public Library and found copies of the several magazines that, according to the prosecution at the criminal trial, Wayne had used to help him order his gun parts. Sure enough, in the back of one of them I found the ad for Classic Arms. I wrote for a catalog and was delighted when, several weeks later, it showed up in my pile of mail, a cheap cut-and-paste, xeroxed and stapled thing. To me it was an object of fascination. There, in its pages, was my plastic stock, the one that would make my SKS look and feel more like a real assault rifle. And there, wonder of wonders, was the same cheap imported steel clad 7.62 mm ammunition Wayne had ordered."

from Chapter 19, THE UN-GUN


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