Annotations for Power Draws a Crowd, the seventh chapter of One Rainy Day In May.

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Bill Evans

American jazz pianist (1929-1980), quote is from original "Kind of Blue" Notes

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Hollenbeck Park, LA (Wikipedia)

Newton Division

Newton Community Police Station, Fashion District, Pueblo Del Rio, South Park-Entertainment

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Force Investigation Division

Leimert Park

Residential neighborhood in the south region of Los Angeles (Wikipedia)

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Virtual channel 5, is a CW-affiliated television station located in Los Angeles


Non-Educated Delinquent


Radiotelephone operator

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Korean alcohol

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The Pantry

Pantry's Pizza

Revlon 5k

Breast Cancer Run/Walk


  Detention centre or court for juvenile offenders

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Rolling 40s

An active and long standing African American street gang founded in West Los Angeles, California during the 1970s. Their territory covers a large area from Leimert Park in the west to the 110 Harbor Freeway in the east, between Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in the north towards Vernon Avenue in the south (Rap Dictionary)

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Police dog


Read the Miranda rights to a suspect (right to remain silent etc) (Wikipedia)


Assistant District Attorney


Request for Comments


849 b) Any peace officer may release from custody, ... , any person arrested without a warrant whenever: (1) He or she is satisfied that there are insufficient grounds for making a criminal complaint against the person arrested

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Living Truth

Living Truth Christian Fellowship, is on MLK Boulevard


Fold (the origami)

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Baked Potato

Jazz club

Paul Chambers

Jazz double bassist, played on "Kind of Blue" with Miles Davis


An instrumental part, typically distinctive in effect, which is integral to a piece of music and should not be omitted in performance

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Cannonball Adderley

Jazz alto saxophonist, played on "Kind of Blue"

Lady Day

Billie Holiday

Chandler, Hammett, Philip K.

Raymond Chandler (crime author), Dashiell Hammett (detective author), Philip K. Dick (science fiction author)


The one that makes origami in Blade Runner. Wears a trilby, probably inspiration for Oz to wear one now.

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Philip Marlowe, fictional character from author Chandler mentioned on previous page. A detective; also frequently wears hats.

Jimmy Cobb

Jazz drummer


Bill Evans, quoted at the beginning of the chapter

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Miss Wonderly

Femme fatale character from Maltese Falcon (Wikipedia)

Turkish streetnames


Kalenderhane Mosque

Former Eastern Orthodox church in Istanbul, converted into a mosque by the Ottomans


Village in Turkey, maybe also a brand of cigarettes

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Martin Luther King street

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Stephen Weiss

Designer of origami. The Owl

Reader's Guide Questions: Edit

12. What is the significance of the origami—and its accompanying katla-katla-katla—that seems to be ever-present in Özgür’s hands at crime scenes? (p. 170)

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