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Shoplifting and Other Career Paths


Shoplifting and Other Career Paths

So what's the deal with store-eating? I understand the shoplifting thing. I could never get away with it, much mine said about always getting caught when copping drugs. "It was like I was wearing an invisible sandwich board when going to cop, with "Bust Me" on one side and "Rip Me Off" on the other." Shoplifting has always carried a similar curse with me. I had a friend, Manic Mervin the Preacher's Kid, and he stole anything he could carry. Manic Mervin the Preacher's Kid was hyperactive and loud, and he stuffed innumerable packs of Bubble Yum into his wet swim trunks after we left the Boy's Club passing through Safeway. Manic Mervin had a harelip and you could barely understand a word he said, but that little bastard had some quick hands. He could wander off juggling cans of Country Time Lemonade, and I'd be the one getting screamed at by a clerk for reading "Mademoiselle" without paying for it first. I believe store managers were in terror of Manic Mervin...

  • ISBN: 9781370019786
  • Author: Christine Axsmith
  • Published: 2018-02-13 01:20:06
  • Words: 3991
Shoplifting and Other Career Paths Shoplifting and Other Career Paths