"There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of
those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the
mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves
jump and your skin itch. On nights like that every booze
party ends in a fight. Meek little wives feel the edge of
the carving knife and study their husbands' necks.
Anything can happen. You can even get a full glass of
beer at a cocktail lounge."
-- Raymond Chandler, RED WIND
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