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Chapter 1

• Arturo Bandini is a young man who has relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his career as a writer.

• Bandini is residing at the Alta Loma Hotel in a ground-level room with a large palm tree just outside.

• Los Angeles is dusty, busy and not pleasant during this era of post-depression.

• Bandini has writer's block and meanders aimlessly in his Bunker Hill neighborhood.

• Bandini has low self-esteem, is very broke and hungry, and unable to pay his rent.

• Arturo Bandini lives in his daydreams, memories, and fantasies of women, success and recognition.

• Bandini's only published work is called "The Little Dog Laughed," which was published in New York by a man named Hackmuth.

Chapter 2

• Arturo remembers a time in his past when he tried to be with a prostitute.

• Arturo is miserable with doubts about his talent, and reviews his fears and phobias.

• Arturo checks out a...

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