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Jim Yarin
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Jim Yarin had two recurring dreams as a child: digging up coins in the corner of the yard, next to the crabapple tree, and walking right through a stranger's house, in the front door and out the back, indifferent to its residents who were too dumbfounded to stop him.


Dec. 7, 2021. Jim Yarin's Rope Walker: A Texas Jewish History Mystery goes on sale to the public on Bookbaby's online retail store, BookShop, Store.Bookbaby.com/Book/Rope-Walker. Asked why he would want to associate his first day of public sales with a "day that will live in infamy," and whether he had an inkling it would bomb, Yarin answered nonchalantly, "Rope Walker's identity probably could have been discovered many years ago, by  George, F bomb." The interview was immediately terminated, but Yarin kept yelling, "Chapter 24! Chapter 24!"

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