The Bridges of Madison County - Postscript: The Tacoma Nighthawk Summary & Analysis

Robert James Waller
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Postscript: The Tacoma Nighthawk Summary

The author traveled to Seattle a few weeks before the book went to the printer. He wanted to see if he could find out more information about the elusive Robert Kincaid. The arts editor of the Seattle Times provided him access to the newspaper from 1975 through 1982. He found a photo of a musician named John "Nighthawk" Cummings. Robert Kincaid was credited as the photographer. The author learned where the retired musician lived and visited him.

Interview with "Nighthawk Cummings"

Nighthawk was playing at a bar called Shorty's in Seattle and needed a current publicity photo of himself. Someone gave him Robert's name and he commissioned him to take the photo. Robert had Nighthawk play his sax while he took shots. He asked Nighthawk to play "Autumn Leaves." The next day Robert brought the pictures over and Nighthawk...

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