he could've put a comma in that first sentence, but it seems more likely that you're getting after him for accidentally leaving out a word. that's not bad grammar, that's just a mistake, don't be a fucking prick.
im sick of people on this site acting like fucking grammar police when they dont even know what the hell they're talking about
"Just ahead, over the rolling wheatfields all golden beneath the distant snows of Estes, I'd be seeing old Denver at last. I pictured myself in a Denver bar that night, with all the gang, and in their eyes I would be strange and ragged like the Prophet who has walked across the land to bring the dark Word, and the only Word I had was 'Wow!'"