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 veteran U.S. Air Force pilot who flew combat mission in Korea. After his discharge, he settles in Desert D’Or, where he has an affair with movie star Lulu Meyers.