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The Concrete Blonde Setting & Symbolism

Michael Connelly
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Objects/Places

Dollmaker

Name given to the serial killer who killed prostitutes and left them naked but painted their faces before leaving.

LAPD RHD

Los Angeles Police Department, Robbery Homicide Division in California.

Bing's

A pool hall that burned to the ground during the riots, and the scene where the concrete blonde is found.

Silverlake

District in which Norman Church kept a secret apartment where he was eventually killed.

187

The California penal code for murder.

The Code Seven

Barroom and dining room within walking distance of the office workers from Parker Center where Bosch liked to eat.

Gorky's

A Russian restaurant and alternative to The Code Seven located in the garment district that served breakfast all day.

Trojan Enz

Name of the condoms used by the Dollmaker killer, and found in Norman Church's apartment.

Ad Vice

Administrative Vice department worked in by Ray Mora and located on the third floor...

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