Paris to the Moon - Angels Dining at the Ritz and One Last Ride Summary & Analysis

Adam Gopnik
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"Angels Dining at the Ritz" took place at the Ritz Hotel's pool, to which the Gopniks bought an eight-week pass during the last stages of Martha's pregnancy. They were frightened off earlier from the place by the expense and poolside silver tea platters, but it was still cheaper and easier than leaving Paris for the summer. It had a mythological theme of bas-relief friezes and murals, the best of which was a tile mosaic of two mermaids at the bottom of the pool's shallow end. Luke and Adam tried to dive down and kiss the mermaids, but Adam was self-conscious about splashing and Luke couldn't make it. Luke developed a love of stealing shower caps in little boxes from the dressing room. When Martha became too big to be...

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