Sunday, September 8, 2013

Snapshot of History

One of the fascinating aspects of doing historical research for a particular time period, is getting a glimpse back into time. There's a great deal of satisfaction in being able to use the information to set the stage for a fictional story that is woven into that by-gone world. Here is a photo of the notorious Glenn Rendezvous club, which plays a prominent rule in "Little Mexico". In the novel's opening scene, the prostitute Claudette takes a break from servicing her clients, looks out her window at this very club and describes the seedy existence she wants to escape from.

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