“Okay. Not Vegas. How about California?”
“About a billion cops,” Darling said. “You move there, you’ll have fifty government workers looking at you, checking your tax records, asking where you moved there from, where you work now, how long you’ve been there. California is like a Nazi state with palm trees—‘Papers, please.’..."
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He’d been in the bathroom taking a leak, came out and said, “That took some pressure off my brain. Look—we’re thinking too much about right now. ..."
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... wonder how many houses sold in this area five years ago?”
“Thousands,” Bob said. “People were pouring in here like rats around a Pizza Hut dumpster.
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“Get an old car from some crappy rental place, colored girl with a do-rag, he’d see me as a maid.”
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... got behind a car with a bumper sticker that said “OLD AND RETIRED” and in smaller letters “Go Around Me.”
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The big cop, Davenport, ran across the lot and disappeared into the town house like an actor in a silent movie, ...

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