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[quote=“tracystarlight”]
He got caught shoplifting an Elmore Leonard novel when he was a teenager (think it’s the one that John Travolta is reading on the toilet in Pulp Fiction) - does that count as a “story”?
[/quote] No he got caught with Rum Punch the book that Jakie brown is based on.

[quote=“rockofan87”]
No he got caught with Rum Punch the book that Jakie brown is based on.
[/quote]

No he actually got caught stealing Elmore Leonard’s “The Switch”. He later went back to the same store and stole the book again! Rum Punch was the follow up to The Switch

[quote=“Ify”]
No he actually got caught stealing Elmore Leonard’s “The Switch”. He later went back to the same store and stole the book again! Rum Punch was the follow up to The Switch
[/quote]Where did you hear that? the insert in Jakie Brown SE says it was Rum Puch

[quote=“rockofan87”]
Where did you hear that? the insert in Jakie Brown SE says it was Rum Puch
[/quote]

“Jackie Brown” (1997) - According to film lore, when Quentin Tarantino was a kid, he got caught trying to steal a copy of Leonard’s “The Switch.”

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It’s also mentioned in the trivia track in the Jackie Brown Special Edition.



I just quickly read the JB SE insert, and I can’t find where it says he stole Rum Punch.

i could be wrong but i thought it was in the letter from Leonard