Lipton’s Journal/December 29, 1954/123

From Project Mailer

“Do you know, Sergius?”[1] Lulu asked, “Underneath it all, you’re really a very strong person.”

I was of course tremendously pleased, but I have to admit I did not have the faintest idea of what she was talking about.


  1. The narrator of The Deer Park, Sergius O’Shaugnessey, is a veteran U.S. Air Force pilot who flew combat missions in Korea. After his discharge, he settles in Desert D’Or, where he has an affair with movie star Lulu Meyers.