Thursday, August 14, 2008

Vance Lauderdale Discovers the "Clarksdale Giant"

Posted By on Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Roaming through the fourth floor of the Lauderdale Library last night, I came across several bound volumes of a now-defunct magazine called Night & Day. As I flipped through the yellowing pages of the July 1953 issue, my one good eye was caught by a story about a fellow named Max Palmer, who became known as the Clarksdale Giant, among other monikers ...

Intrepid arcane adventurer Vance Lauderdale explores the odd tale of one very big man on his blog at Memphis Magazine.


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