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"Perhaps the Las Vegas wedding industry achieved its peak operational efficiency between 9 p.m. and midnight of August 26, 1965, an otherwise unremarkable Thursday that happened to be, by presidential order, the last day on which anyone could improve his draft status merely by getting married."

-- Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Joan Didion
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"In Los Angeles versus the San Gabriel Mountains, it is not always clear which side is losing."

-- Rising from the Plains
John McPhee
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"I felt a sharp pang of homesickness, and abruptly wondered what in God's name was I doing here in the unimaginable reaches of Brooklyn, an ineffective and horny Calvinist among all these Jews?"

-- Sophie's Choice
William Styron
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"Memphis aint a bad town, for them that like city life."

-- Light in August
William Faulkner
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"Early in the century the Times carried an irate letter under the heading ACUTE PHONOGRAPHOMANIACS UPTOWN. The writer was deeply indignant at the "low songs" blaring from his neighbor's machine.George M. Cohan, the guilty party in this instance, then lived at 47 West 86th."

-- Upper West Side Story: A History and Guide
Peter Salwen
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Los Angeles, CA

Pros: climate; entertainment-media capital; geographic diversity; beaches.

Cons: Traffic; bad schools; gangs; too spread out.

This is a good place to Enjoy nightlife, including restaurants, bars, clubs.

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