The Brass Verdict Quotes.

1. "There is nothing you can do about the past except keep it there."
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

2. "Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor. It was a transient place. People drawn by the dream, people running from the nightmare. Twelve million people and all of them ready to make a break for it if necessary. Figuratively, literally, metaphorically -- any way you want to look at it -- everbody in L.A. keeps a bag packed. Just in case."
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

3. "I've learned over the years that sometimes if you ask the same question more than once you get different responses."
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

4. "He's dead: Internal bleeding. When they opened him up they found a toothbrush shiv lodged in the anal cavity. It was never determinded whether he'd put it up there for safe keeping himself or somebody else did it for him, but it was a good lesson for the rest of the inmates. They even put up a sign. "Never put sharp objects up your ass."
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

5. "The bag was a hybrid I had picked up at a store called Suitcase City while I was plotting my comeback. [...] It had a logo on it -- a mountain ridgeline with the words "Suitcase City" printed across it like the Hollywood sign. Above it, skylights swept the horizon, completing the dream image of desire and hope. I think that logo was the real reason I liked the bag. Because I knew Suitcase City wasn't a store. It was a place. It was Los Angeles."
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

6. "Eenie, meenie, minie, moe, catch a killer by the toe. If his lawyer’s Haller, let him go. Eenie, meenie, minie, moe. Hey bro."
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

7. "put the car in park and got out and looked around."
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

8. "investigator. And they were together that"
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

9. "passport indicates he lived there before coming to the United States. I"
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

10. "situation and to decide"
- Michael Connelly, The Brass Verdict

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