A novel of Los Angeles by Jenny Burman. New chapter weekly at LA Observed.
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Eugenio walks into Vega's, where he is not well-liked.
Eugenio's wife, Melody, has sent him to buy meat.
They were looking at her. She had lost her invisibility.
"Veronica Street" is a novel of Los Angeles by Jenny Burman, serialized here at LA Observed.
'Veronica Street' is a novel of Los Angeles by Jenny Burman, serialized here at LA Observed.
He was lucky to be white.
There was something she knew, a certain kind of information.
There were people in the Hahn Building who would protect her. Plus: A note from the author.
He preferred the present. But that's not why they were here.
He reverted to the new grammar.
He was a criminal of course.
He wondered if they were already bumping nasties.
This was the night when Betschart invited all residents of Los Angeles to visit any of his storefronts and declare citizenship.
James considered himself a boxer when it came to words--he wasn't always eloquent, but he knew how to cut off the ring.
It's a separate misfortune to attract harm to other people, and Marisol knew it, but she had made her decision.
Caleb felt himself watched as he departed, unwelcome.
What natural right did he have to know her name?
Ayla was a revved up little engine, narcissistic, and brutal.
Caleb returned to Ayla unconditionally.
What did Caleb know about slavery, she asked.
She hadn't taken the time to consider what it meant to be coupled with Caleb.
The Cossack had bought his property, as well as the house he lived in, with dirty money.
Their voices were cutting in and out as they followed Marisol's path up the hillside.
Hot dogs wouldn't hurt. Hot dogs to fight a curse.
"Veronica Street" is a new novel of Los Angeles by Jenny Burman, serialized each week at LA Observed. Today: In bed Ayla and Caleb were in sync, but upright they existed in different dimensions of time and space.
"Veronica Street" is a new novel of Los Angeles by Jenny Burman. It will be serialized here weekly.
Veronica Street is a new novel of Los Angeles by Jenny Burman. It will be serialized here weekly, starting today.