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A Song of Shadows: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 13 - John Connolly

Every Charlie Parker story gives us the mammoth Fulci Brothers and an amusing story from their past, here they are again waiting to pick him up at the hospital. Charlie once helped their Mother and they are fervently loyal.

 

They were dressed in matching Izod golf shirts and tan pants that could have been filled with air and used as barrage balloons. As they lumbered in Parker’s direction, the security guard at the door uttered an involuntary ‘Fuck me.’

 

When they reached the truck, Parker had to stretch to get in the back. He couldn’t help but give a small groan of pain, which led each of the Fulcis to lend a hand, almost propelling him headfirst into the bench seat.